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Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio


550 Copley Rd
Akron, OH 44320
(330) 535-1120

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Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House tours. April-December. Wednesday-Saturday. 1-4 pm. Fee charged.


Founded in 1924, the mission of Summit County Historical Society is to preserve and interpret the history of Summit County and Akron, and to educate regional communities about the people and events that have shaped our rich history.

The Society, a 501(c)3 corporation, owns and manages several properties including the Perkins Stone Mansion, home of Akron's and Summit County's founding family; John Brown House, home of the internationally recognized abolitionist; and Old Stone School in downtown Akron - a partnership with Akron Public Schools.