(78) 405 Main Street

405 Main"Odd Fellows Hall was built on land donated by the Earle family. In storerooms downstairs various businesses have been — Calvert and Ittel's Hardware, Hobart Hatchery, furniture store, an appliance store and now a craft shop. In the one-story part was there the Hobart News was printed. Mrs. Sohn had a dress shop here and the Hobart Herald had offices around 1953. Kentucky Fried Chicken was here and now it is Ginter Realty (405 Main St.)."

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♦ At left in the background of this parade scene is Waldo S. Liechty's hatchery, 401 S. Main (the photo is not dated, but the clothing worn by the marchers suggests to me that it was taken during the 1947 centennial festivities).
♦ A photo of the Loyalty Day parade, April 28, 1968, shows 401 Main occupied by the Everhardt appliance store, 405 Main by Ginter Realty, and the second floor housing the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
♦ Ginter Realty in 1973; inside the office in 1972.
♦ Hobart Furniture occupied 401 S. Main in 1983.

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