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Huntsburg Historical Society’s Look to the Past


The Geauga Republican Record published a column on Huntsburg News in the 1930s written by Mrs. Allen Harrington. The Huntsburg Historical Society posts the news on their Facebook with the help of Judi Maloney who does the research. With their permission, we are sharing articles from the past in our paper for your enjoyment.  Any errors in information or misspellings are original. You may recognize some of the people in this column. 

1933 08 09: Members of Huntsburg Grange met Wednesday evening at C. A. Arnold’s to practice for the pageant at the County Fair. Mrs. Blanch Russell of Chester, and Carl Robert of Montville, were present. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Stillwell attended the Stillwell reunion at Nolan Ferry’s near Chagrin Falls, Thursday. The Parsons School reunion will be held at Claridon Center town hall, Saturday, Aug. 12. All former pupils of F. W. Parsons and their families are invited. Picnicdinner. 

1933 08 23 The Clark reunion will be held at Burt Beardsley’s on Aug. 26. Vaughn Ishee, partly recovered from a broken leg, fell and fractured it again. He is in Cleveland hospital for treatment. Callers at the Ishee home Sunday were Dr. and Mrs. Hatton and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Ishee of Orwell; Fay and Rodney Roberts of Chardon; Kenneth Miller and Miss Anna Taub of Cleveland, Dr. Lloyd Judd of Madison, attended him while at his home here. Rev. and Mrs. H. S. Chace and daughter Ruth called Sunday evening on Mr. and Mrs. Allen Harrington and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Chace, while returning to Saybrook from a wedding in Greentown. 

1933 08 23Rev. G. A. Schwabauer of Benkelman, Neb., occupied the Methodist pulpit here Sunday, taking his text from 29 Proverbs, 18 verse, “Where there is no vision the people perish.” Marion Facinger is home from Lutheran Hospital and Helen Tuck from Charity Hospital for 10 days’ vacation. Miss Amnica Johnson, clerk at the Owen store, spent Sunday at Westford, Pa. 

Thanks to Judi Maloney, member of the Huntsburg Historical Society, for posting current and old news. Visit the Huntsburg Historical Society Facebook page for more looks to the past.


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