Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

Seeded on the Ohio-Erie Canal, Akron was the fastest growing…

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Silver Lake, Ohio

Silver Lake: Pavilion, Dining Hall, and Boat Landing

In 1876, Ralph H. Lodge began acquiring the Silver Lake…

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Portage Country Club, Akron, Ohio

Country Club – Akron

Founded in 1894 in Akron, Ohio, Portage Country Club is…

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Historic Main Street, Akron, Ohio

West Side of Main Street, Akron

Akron’s Main Street has seen many changes over the years.…

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Portage Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Portage Hotel

The Portage Hotel was located at 10 North Main Street…

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Akron North High School

North High School

North High School was established in 1915 as Akron’s fourth…

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South High School

South High School

Akron’s South High School was built in 1911 and was…

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West High School, Akron, Ohio

West High School

West High included a 1,200-seat two-level assembly room, a walled…

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Kaase's Restaurant, Mill Street, Akron, Ohio

Kaase’s Restaurant

Kaase’s Restaraunt was located at 53 E. Mill Street.

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Kaase's Restaurant, Akron

Kaase’s Restaurant Interior

“Food of DistinctionFR-3516 53 E. Mill Street, Akron, O. Off…

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Masonic Temple, Akron, Ohio

Masonic Temple, Akron

The temple was built by the Freemasons in 1917 as…

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Goss Memorial Reformed Church

Goss Memorial Reformed Church

“The modern church building is located in the Kenmore District…

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State Mills Landing, Akron, Ohio

State Mills Landing

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Proposed North Hill Viaduct, Akron, Ohio

Proposed North Hill Viaduct

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Main Street looking North

Main Street Looking North from Mill Street

Motor cars were still new on the scene when this…

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St. Vincent High School, Akron

St. Vincent High School

With roots as a mission church visited by Father Basil…

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Henry Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Henry Hotel, New Reservoir

Henry Hotel, New Reservoir, Near Akron, Ohio – See: Walter…

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John Brown House, Akron, Ohio

John Brown House

Brown was an abolitionist with strong religious convictions. He felt…

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Kepler's Landing, Portage Lakes, Akron, Ohio

Kepler’s Landing, Turkey Foot Lake

Kepler’s Landing was located at the south end of Turkey…

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Findley School, Akron

Findley School

Built in 1906, this beautiful structure was designed by architects Harpster…

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Canoeing on Long Lake, Portage Lakes

Canoeing at Long Lake

Recreation on the Portage Lakes.

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Goodyear Stack No.3

No. 3 Smoke Stack – Goodyear

“This remarkable stack rises to a height of 250 feet.…

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Brighton Farm, Portage Lakes, Akron

Brighton Farm – Portage Lakes

Country home of Akron industrialist and philanthropist, Frank Hibbard Mason…

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First-Second National Bank

First-Second National Bank

Constructed in 1911, the First-Second National Building is located on…

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First M.E. Church, Akron, O

First Methodist Episcopal (M.E.) Church

Akron’s First Methodist Episcopal Church was located on the corner…

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East Mill Street

East Mill Street

Akron’s boom came from the rubber industry,  but before that,…

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