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Old Maids' Kitchen- Cuyahoga Falls
Cuyahoga Falls; Old Maid's Kitchen; Parks; Hiking trails; Landmarks; Cuyahoga River Gorge Reservation
Old Maids' Kitchen, located in Cuyahoga Falls within the boundaries of the Gorge Metropolitan Park, was reportedly an American Indian camp site. The cave was created during the last 12,000 years when the...
Akron; Perkins Park; Parks
Perkins Park, Akron's first park, was located on the corner of Exchange and Bowery Streets in 1898. When General Simon Perkins originally planned the Village of Akron, he included a New England style public...
St. Bernard's School
Akron; St. Bernard's School; Schools
St. Bernard's Catholic School was established in 1865 in the basement of St. Bernard's Catholic Church on the northeast corner of Broadway and Center Streets. In 1867, a small building was contructed east...
Akron; Union Depot; Railroads; Buildings; Landmarks
This Union Depot, built in 1891, was a long awaited replacement for the old union depot at Mill and Summit, erected in 1852. The new depot was built on the Bates homestead on East Market Street and served...
Akron; Buchtel College; University of Akron; Akron Universalist Church
The members of the Universalist Church voted in 1867 to found a school where their children could be taught by teachers who subscribed to their faith. In 1870, they made an announcement that the school...
Akron; Crosby School; Schools
Crosby School, in Akon's Third Ward, was originally built in 1877 as an eight room school house. Significantly expanded in 1890s, it stood on the corner of Smith and West Street. It was named in honor...
A Brief History of Akron
Akron; Middlebury; Ohio and Erie Canal; Canals; Railroads; Cuyahoga Falls; Cuyahoga River; Lake Erie; Summit Lake; Portange Path; Summit County; Cleveland; Cascade Mill; Cascade Race; Cascade; Cleveland & Pittsburg Railroad; Cleveland, Zanesville & Cincinnati Railroad; Cleveland, Akron & Columbus Railroad; Erie Railroad; B. & O. Railroad; Akron, Bedford & Cleveland Electric Line; A. & C. F. Rapid Transit; Portage County; Twinsburg; Northfield Township; Boston; Hudson; Stow; Northampton; Portage; Tallmadge; Springfield; Coventry; Ritchfield; Bath; Copley; Norton; Green; Franklin; Summit City; Civil War; American Indians; Diamond Match Company; Mills; Manufacturing; B. F. Goodrich Company; Rubber Industry; Banks and banking; Schools; Churches; Buchtel College; First Universalist Church; Parks; Grace Park; Union Park; Perkins Park; Pleasant Park; Neptune Park; Akron Public Library; Clubs and Organizations; Military; Businesses
This history of Akron, Ohio appears in the Art Work of Akron, Ohio series and is spread out over the nine parts. It covers the time period from the early founding of the city along the Ohio Canal to 1898,...
First M. E. Church
Akron; First Methodist Episcopal Church; Churches; Akron Plan; First M.E. Church
The first church building constructed by the First Methodist Episcopal Church was built on the northwest corner of Broadway and Church. In 1841, this building was destroyed by fire. In 1867, industrialist...
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