One House’s Story: The McCullough Family

When this house was built by a prominent New Philadelphia attorney, it was considered by one newspaper writer to be one of the “prettiest cottage homes in the city.” A note about addresses: House numbers and street names often change over time. Relatively speaking, the McCullough family were recent arrivals to Tuscarawas County. Pennsylvania-born CharlesContinue reading “One House’s Story: The McCullough Family”

Fallen Heroes: Private Walter A. Smith

The Smith family had travelled thousands of miles to raise a family far from the wars and poverty of eastern Europe, only to have one of their sons give the ultimate sacrifice on a far-off battlefield in France. After John Smith (1869-1953) and his fiancé Mary (1869-1925) married in 1886 in Poland, they wasted noContinue reading “Fallen Heroes: Private Walter A. Smith”