Tag Archive | Sears Vallonia

Lots of Progress in Franklin County

Lots of Progress in Franklin County

My last blog post was about the start of my research into the Franklin County, Ohio mortgage records. I am very happy to report to you that are interested, that so far, I have checked out 178 individual mortgage records, and of those, was able to document 122 Sears, Roebuck kit homes built in Franklin […]

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

The Sears Houses of Pleasant Ridge (Cincinnati)

Oh Cincinnati, I haven’t forgotten you.  In fact, no serious Sears House researcher would ever forget about Cincinnati.  Why?  Because it’s the home to the most Sears Houses ever built.  That have been located so far, that is. I’ve been on numerous day trips to Cincinnati to get pictures of some of the houses that […]

Over the River – part 2- Ft Mitchell, KY

Over the River – part 2- Ft Mitchell, KY

  My last post showed several Sears Houses I spotted while driving (Google and for real) in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, a lovely community just a few miles south of the Ohio River.  I promised to post the rest, and here they are, except for one, which I will feature separately. As in my last post, […]

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 […]

An update on “The List”

If you know me, you know I’ve been at this Sears House hunting for a while now.  Several years.  And like I’ve mentioned before in this blog, I’ve made some valuable connections, and some not so valuable, mostly through Facebook. Recently, one of my most valuable connections, Andrew Mutch, did a blog post about the […]

A Sears Vallonia in Springdale (Cincinnati)

Recently a small group of Sears House friends and I had a brief discussion about original details on the houses we had located.  After some thought, and going back through my hundreds of photos of Sears Houses, I have decided that a Sears Vallonia model in Springdale is the house with the most original details […]