Back of postcard: THE SIMON PERKINS MANSION, Akron, Ohio. This fine stone house at the intersection of Copley and Diagonal roads is the home of Akron's founding family. Built in 1837, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Operated as a museum by the Summit County Historical Society and open Tuesday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and holidays.
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Simon Perkins Stone Mansion on Perkins Hill at Copley and Diagonal roads in Akron, Ohio. Colonel Simon Perkins, son of Akron founder General Simon Perkins, built this Greek Revival mansion in 1837. The house is now owned and operated by the Summit County Historical Society.
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