Back of postcard: Perkins Stone Mansion. Completed in 1837, the Mansion was built by Simon Perkins Jr., son of Akron's founder, General Simon Perkins. As one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in Ohio, the Mansion is now a historic house museum whose objects and rooms not only bring to life the Perkins family's lifestyles over three generations, but interpret the history of Akron and Summit County from Akron's founding to the turn of the century. The Mansion is owned by The Summit County Historical Society.
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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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