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View on Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit Railway
Akron; Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Transit; Railroads; Streetcars and Trolleys
Due to the many valleys and ridges over which the Akron & Cuyahoga Falls Rapid Tranist Railway crossed, it was commonly called the Mountain Line. The line was built by Thomas F. Walsh of Cuyahoga Falls,...
Mary Day Nursery
Akron; Mary Day Nursery; Akron Children's Medical Center
The Mary Day Nursery and Children's Hospital was founded in 1891 by a group headed by Mary P. Raymond. The original building, located at the intersection of Buchtel and High Streets was donated by Colonel...
Soldiers' Memorial Chapel- Akron Rural Cemetery
Akron; Soldiers' Memorial Chapel (Glendale Cemetery); Akron Rural Cemetery; Glendale Cemetery; Churches; Cemeteries
The Soldiers' Memorial Chapel, located near the Glendale Avenue entrance to the Akron Rural Cemetery, was built in 1875-76. The members of the Buckley Post, G.A.R. funded the building at a cost of $25,294.64...
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; 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; City Building; Buildings
The first City Building (City Hall) was located on the southwest corner of Main and Quarry (later known as Bowery) Streets. The brick building cost $30,000 in 1881. The City Council chambers were on the...
First Congregational Church
Akron; First Congregational Church; Churches
Dedicated in 1868, this building was the third to be occupied by First Congregational Church. Although partially destroyed by fire on February 2, 1881, it was rebuilt and enlarged at the cost of about...
Akron; Hotel Buchtel; Hotels; Buildings; Streets and Roads
Opened on April 16, 1884 the Buchtel Hotel was the leading hotel in the city for 28 years. Built by William Buchtel for $100,000, construction was completed in the spring of 1884. The hotel was five stories...
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...
Akron; County Building; Buildings; Summit County Infirmary
The Summit County Infirmary was built in 1865 on the south side of Exchange Street at a cost of about $20,000. Patients at the Infirmary made the bricks for this building. Several addtions were added over...
Central Office Building
Akron; Central Office Building; Buildings; Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.; The Press; Akron Centre Plaza
The Central Office Building is on the northwest corner of Main and Mill streets, across Main Street from the Akron-Summit County Public Library in Akron, Ohio. This site is currently occupied by the Akron...
South Balch Street
Akron; South Balch Street; Streets and Roads; Houses
A view of South Balch Street in West Akron. Many of these orginal homes exist today. Akron's first Jewish Center, built in 1929, was first located on Balch Street near Maple. Now owned by the City of Akron,...
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...
inventions; building; patents; Akron, Ohio
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