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A Sears Americus in Dayton

A Sears Americus in Dayton

You all know I love old newspapers.  I find all kinds of cool stuff when I am doing searches for kit houses in Ohio.  What always amazes me is what shows up today, might not have shown up when I did the very same search a while back.  Or…..sometimes I stumble across something while researching […]

Over the River – part 1 – Ft Mitchell, KY

Over the River – part 1 – Ft Mitchell, KY

A while back I did a blog post about how many houses Sears advertised they had sold in Cincinnati.  Over 3,000! That’s a big number, even for a city the size of Cincinnati.  So….that makes us Sears House researchers scratch our heads and wonder…..what did Sears mean by “in Cincinnati”? We’ve pretty much decided that […]

Just down the road in Carthage (Cincinnati)……

Just down the road in Carthage (Cincinnati)……

My last post included some wonderful historical information on a couple of Sears Elmhurst models in Cincinnati. The most important of the two homes is the one that was built in the Carthage area by Sears Home Construction and was open to the public for two weeks.  Great story for sure. Now I have to […]

A Sears Americus in Columbus

Tracking down Sears Houses in Ohio is a bit of a treasure hunt.  You get a clue to where one was built, and with some luck and persistence, sometimes you can find the house without ever leaving your home office. Such was the case with this Sears Americus built in Columbus in 1926.  Thanks go […]