Some early schools had only 3-4 teachers

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The city of Findlay had 13 elementary school buildings in...

Area’s brick structure of years ago

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier. This column was first published on March 10, 1973.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The...

Davis Opera House was Findlay’s first entertainment center

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The historical account of Findlay’s theaters, built...

McGuffey Readers, Bibles used in public schools

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier. This is the third article in a series of four dealing with Findlay public schools in the...

Low grades blamed on social functions Patrons urged to push students

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   Over the years, school authorities and parents alike, it...

1890s school manual reflects former days

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   A look backward with regard to the times is always...

Many products manufactured in Findlay Local gas boom spurred business

Historical Highlights  HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS Many products manufactured in Findlay Local gas boom spurred business EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger,...

Gas boom stimulated enterprise

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   Findlay was the home of a number of early industries whose...

Road to Maumee River was first in county

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The first road in Hancock County was laid out as a result...

Talent production helped finance hospital

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   “The swelling musical strains of Wineland’s...