Thursday, April 28, 2011
Downtown Sandusky in 1905
A large watch advertises the business of Henry Dehnel, who claimed to be Sandusky’s leading jeweler in the 1906 Sandusky City Directory. The sun must have been bright on this day, as several ladies have parasols open, to shield them from the sun’s bright rays.
Several youngsters are close to an automobile in which one child is holding a sign up to promote the Great Band at Cedar Point. A float sponsored by the Herb and Myers store advertises “Furniture of Quality.”
Children of all ages can be seen with their families. Bicycles and horse drawn carriages were still popular modes of transportation at this time.
A float featuring a large cigar was a popular attraction, drawing a lot of attention from the crowds.
Visit the Sandusky Library Archives Research Center to see this any many other historical photographs from Sandusky and Erie County.