(The following was written by Lewis Garrison, and is reprinted from 1927’s “Grove City – The Town with a Future”,  available at the Grove City Welcome Center and Museum. Any opinions made in the article are from the author.)

Mayer Hardware Company

This business is owned by G.J. Mayer and has been established for about five years. The store is in a brick building on Broadway. Mr. Mayer was formally engaged in farming in this section and game to Grove City in 1916 and his first venture in business was as a grocer. Two years later he engaged in the hardware line in which business he has been ever since. The stock is complete in general hardware and automobile accessories. He has the Oliver line of farm implements and the agency for the Florence automatic oil stove.