(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.

Town with a Future – The Grove City Manufacturing Co.

Incorporated three years ago and is managed by Ira Maxson. Building contracting is the chief business, the mill equipment being such as to facilitate the manufacturing of finished lumber, frames, sash, and other mill work. Dwellings are constructed on contract locally, as well as in Columbus. Some recent buildings are a large double on South Burgess and a single on South Terrace, Hill Top, Columbus.