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A Sears Conway in Springfield

A Sears Conway in Springfield

You know, I hardly ever post about Sears Houses here in my hometown of Springfield, the place where my love of these homes started.  I really need to prioritize better. But today, after getting a reminder about a house I noticed last year, I decided to show you this one. People, I have driven past […]

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 […]

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

Sears Houses in Hamilton (the city, not the county)

I’ve been doing loads of mortgage record research over the past several months, most of it in the Cincinnati area.  But last fall, I did make a trip to the Butler Co. Record Center, and found quite a few mortgages for building materials or house kits from Sears Roebuck. These mortgages were recorded between 1921 […]

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 […]

Laraine Shape and Beatrice Lask

I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I last met up with my friend Laraine Shape for a day trip to Milford, just outside Cincinnati.  A year.  It seems like yesterday, and it seems like forever ago. Laraine and I connected through social media.  Yeah.  You know.  Facebook.  That big crazy, wonderful, horrible, time […]

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