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TITLE: Gard's Store and Post Office, Schererville, Indiana. Left to right: Michael Stuer, Town Marshal; Harry Gard, child; George N. Gard, owner; and Mr. Popovich.
DATE: circa 1920
PUBLISHER: Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
REMARK: Gard's Store operated from 1908 to 1959 and was owned by George and Elizabeth Gard. Prior to the Gard's ownership, the general store was owned by Elizabeth Gard's sister, Mary Weis. The original structure, which was later enlarged, was constructed in 1881 by John Stumer. The store also operated as Schererville's Post Office, with Mary Weis being Postmistress until October 1913, at which time George Gard became Postmaster. Mr. Gard remained Postmaster until June 1928.

 

TITLE: Building of the Water Works, Schererville, Indiana.
DATE: 1920
PUBLISHER:
Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Drilling of the original Well No. 1, Schererville, Indiana.
DATE: 1920
PUBLISHER: Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Y.M.C.A. and Restaurant, Schererville, Indiana. Second from left: Fred Henderlong, first fire chief. Three other men are members of a train crew.
DATE: circa 1930s
PUBLISHER: Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Showing off police car and fire engine, Schererville, Indiana.
DATE: 1930
PUBLISHER: Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Fire Station, Schererville, Indiana.
DATE: 1966
PUBLISHER: Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

TITLE: Post Office, Schererville, Indiana.
DATE: 1966
PUBLISHER:
Schererville Centennial Souvenir Book, 1866-1966
POSTMARK: not applicable
COLLECTION: S. Shook
 

 

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