Category Archive: Schumm General Store

Apr 12

Schumm Store Ad, 1904 Willshire Herald

There seems to be no end to the information in the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald, William G. Hoffer, publisher. Not only were there personal items of interest and business ads from Willshire, a few other local communities were mentioned. Featured on page two of that 1904 Willshire Herald was an ad for the Schumm Store:

May 20

Wolfe & Schumm, Schumm, Ohio

Here is an old wooden box that I recently acquired, likely a mailing box destined for Wolfe & Schumm, Schumm, Ohio. If that was the actual shipping information I have to wonder how the box ever got to its intended destination, the little village of Schumm. Just who was Wolfe & Schumm? I had to …

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