Edward Smith’s Meat Market at
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Sandusky Gets Ready for Thanksgiving in 1906
Many area businesses placed advertisements in the Sandusky Daily Register in November of 1906, as
prepared to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Dilgart & Bittner boasted
“A Bounteous Thanksgiving Feast for All.” The store featured a wide variety of
home furnishings, and they offered the installment plan, to make paying for
purchases easy on the budget.
The Mayer Lebensburger store, which sold men’s apparel, placed their ad in the newspaper in the form of a Thanksgiving menu, suggesting that the hats they carried were “creme de la creme.”
J.H. Herman suggested that it would be a “Thankful Day Indeed” if you purchased your furniture, carpets and stoves from their store on
These are just a few of the advertisements from the Sandusky Daily Register during the Thanksgiving season of 1906. Visit the
Center to read historical Sandusky newspapers on
microfilm, dating back to 1822.