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Early 20th Century locally published guide map published by D. Frank Dreher, 1917-1918 edition.

Includes advertising for the Bancroft Bros. Co., the Hallmark Store -- Jewelry of Quality, along with Heaton'd Music Store, the Marietta Paint & Color Col, Reynold Brothers manufacturing, and the Chittenden Hotel, Hotel Norwich, Hotel Virginia Grill and the Hotel Vendome.

A nice example of an early edition of Dreher's Simplex Street and House Number guide with Map of the city of Columbus (Ohio).

Prominent landmarks shown in green include

  • Ohio State University
  • Neil Baseball Field
  • US Barracks
  • Capital University
  • Union Station
  • St. Mary's of the Springs Academy
  • Scioto Country Club
  • Ohio State Fair Grounds
  • State Capitol
  • Ohio Penitentiary
  • Ohio State Hospital for the Insane
  • Ohio Institution for the Feeble Minded 
  • Ohio Inst. for the Blind
  • Ohio Inst. for the Deaf
  • St. Mary's Children's Home
  • Goodale Park
  • Schiller Park
  • Livingston Park
  • Columbus Driving Park
  • Franklin County Infirmary
  • Franklin Park
  • Nelson Park

The map was offered for sale by McClelland & Co. Columbus' Largest Book Store.  Shows:

  • City Car Lines
  • Interurban Railways
  • Steam Railways
  • City Boundary
  • Village Boundaries
  • Township Lines
  • Improved Streets & Roads
  • Unimproved Streets & Roads 
Condition Description
Minor staing and some loss at one fold intersection.