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Walter Haines, founder of the Fiddler’s Inn, Wedgwood

The Fiddler’s Inn at 9219 35th Ave NE in Wedgwood has a history which dates back to the end of Prohibition on December 5, 1933, when beer and wine again could be sold to the public.  The founder and original owner … Continue reading

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Wedgwood’s First Business District

The development of Wedgwood’s first business district began with J.W. (Joe) Shauer, an enterprising businessman who moved his family from Greenwood to Wedgwood in 1920.  Mr. Shauer (pronounced shower) paid $1,000 for an acre of property on the west side … Continue reading

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Morningside Heights in Wedgwood: Prohibition, the Great Depression, and Walter S. Wood

This is the second article about the life of Walter S. Wood, an early resident of Morningside Heights in Wedgwood. In 1927 Walter Wood turned forty years old and he was going full-steam ahead with all of his varied businesses … Continue reading

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