You are here

1954 bird's eye view of Bluffton

We've enlarged sections -- maybe you can see your house

By Fred Steiner

Looking directly at Main Street, here's what Bluffton appeared like from the air in 1954.

A couple things to check: • The 1911 wing of Bluffton High School shows on the left center

• First Mennonite, First United Methodist and Bluffton Presbyterian have yet to add additions

• A closer look on the left side of Main Street reveals buildings that no longer exist.

• The Victorian grade school stands at the end of Church Street as do several homes that eventually became part of the middle school and a parking lot expansion.

Oh, there's lots more at