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Schreiner’s Hardware

When David H. Schreiner returned from flying planes in World War II, he had his mind set on opening a hardware store. He convinced his father, master plumber Henry J. Schreiner Sr., to join him, and together they opened the Schreiner Plumbing and Hardware Company in 1946 at 2585 North High Street. After serving Clintonville and North Columbus for 52 years, Dave retired in 1998. These photos were taken in 1998. (The exterior photo shows not only the hardware store but also Artist’s Workshop Art Supply Store, a favorite place for supplies among art students around town.) (Photo courtesy of Ruth and David Schreiner)


One Response to “Schreiner’s Hardware”

  1. James Says:

    I used to go to Shreiner’s with my father as kid in the late 60’s through the 70’s. I always marveled at the amazing collection they had amassed in their bins, drawers and cubby holes. Yet, Mr. Shreiner always knew just where that obscure little bolt or gasket was! Incredible. The place is still there but it’s just not the same.

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