Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

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

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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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USS Macon - Under Construction, Akron, Ohio

USS Macon – PC6 Under Construction

USS Macon was built at the Goodyear Airdock in Springfield Township, Ohio by the Goodyear-Zeppelin…

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City Hospital

City Hospital

Akron’s City Hospital was created from a fund left by…

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Howard Street looking South

Howard Street, looking South

At one time, Howard Street was one of the most…

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USS Macon, Akron, Ohio

USS Macon – PC 1 Under Construction

Sister ship of the USS Akron. Measuring an incredible 785…

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Post Office

Post Office

Opened in 1899 as Akron’s main post office, today this…

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Portage Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Portage Hotel

The Portage Hotel, located downtown at Main Street and Market…

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Elk Temple, Akron, Ohio

Elks Temple

The Elks began in 1868 as a social club for minstrel…

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Mayflower Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Mayflower Hotel

Akron’s Mayflower Hotel on Main Street Located at the corner…

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Summit Beach Park

Bathers at Summit Beach

Summit Lake was a popular summer retreat for Akron area…

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