Bluffton, Indiana, was nicknamed “The Parlor City” over a century ago because its paved streets (a new phenomenon at the time) made the city “as clean as your parlor."
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As we continue our aerial survey of Bluffton in the late 1940-early 1950 era, we encourage viewer comments.
o the houses across from the high school and post office that no longer exist
o the width of the sidewalk in front of the post office in relation to the other sidewalks
o the era of vehicles on Main Street
o someone riding a bike on Main Street
o the garages in the alley on the west side of Main Street
o the Carma Theater sign
o the clock in front of Citizens National Bank
o is that a Model-T type vehicle in front of the Bluffton News?