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Telegraph Herald, Oct. 22, 1939. Image courtesy: Diane Harris
BADISHOFF. A boarding house located on Central Avenue between Sixth and Seventh STREETS, the Badishoff was operated by George Schaffhauser. In Baden, Germany the owner's homeland, Badishoff would have meant "Baden House."

Boarding houses often provided a place to stay for farmers who came to town for shopping or business.