• 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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No, this is not Bluffton. But it is a small northwestern Ohio town in 1902 or earlier. It's a scene from Ada and a Pennsylvania Railroad passenger train. The scene shows new students being greeted for the first of the term at Ohio Northern Unversity.