Albaugh & Pickering Store


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Albaugh & Pickering Store from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Albaugh & Pickering Store. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Albaugh & Pickering Store is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 2.5 in. x 4.44 in..

It was created in 1900.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This photograph shows three men standing in front of the storefront of the Albaugh & Pickering store, located at 81 North High Street in Columbus, at the intersection of High and Gay streets. The store served as a jeweler's as well as a watch and clock repair shop. One of the proprietors, Edwin Albaugh, lived on Kenyon Brook in Worthington. None of the men in the photograph have been identified.

Edwin S. Albaugh was born in 1869 to Benjamin and Priscilla Albaugh and worked as a watchmaker and jeweler. During his career, Albaugh invented the first ball-bearing clock and the largest watch in the world, which measured three feet and weighed 320 pounds. He also kept diaries that provide insights into his professional life as well as events in Worthington. He was married to Maude A. Albaugh and died in 1948.

It covers the topics business and retail stores.

It features the person Edwin S. Albaugh, 1869-1948.

It covers the city Columbus.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 86-G-552a.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1106.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 3, 2020. It was last updated March 4, 2020.