“Assorted Sin” – Mary Costello

A end gabled folk house on the 300 block of Nebraska Avenue. (John Curgil home, 350 Nebraska).

Mary Costello, born c1881 in Madison, Indiana, moved to Toledo in 1905 after being shot in the face in Louisville, Kentucky by her third and final husband. In 1930 Mary lived in “the slums” in the 300 block of Nebraska Avenue in Toledo and ran a “vice resort.” Anna Brierley was one of her “roomers.”

1930 Census
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Daves’ Drum Depot

4100 Monroe Street

Daves’ Drum Depot began in 1980 as Rick’s Drum Shop on Sylvania Avenue. In 1991 the business was purchased by two Rick’s employees, Dave Gierke and Dave Fogle. Geirke and Fogle moved the store to 4100 Monroe Street in 1993 and renamed it Daves’ Drum Depot. In 2005 Daves’ Drum Depot was purchased by long time manager Martin Stein and renamed The Drum Depot.

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