July 27, 2023

In Retrospect

100 YEARS AGO JULY 27, 1923

A collection of old time photographs on display in Lloyd Winter’s window excites much interest. The photos for the most part show scenes in Richwood in the early seventies, when there were but one or two brick buildings in the business sections. One of the pictures shows the first street fair in 1888. There are also several pictures of old-time local favorites of the turf among them K. of P., a famous horse in his day.

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Richwood Village is not over burdened with cash, neither, is the village treasury empty as those of some other Ohio towns. The books of the treasurer showed a balance of nearly $9,000 to the credit of the town at the close of the first half of the fiscal year. This, too in view of the fact that the village tax lev…

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