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Canal Fulton-Lakes:

Grape Lake; Historical Areas: Turkeyfoot Junction.


Laid out in 1816. Once part of Summit County. In Franklin Twp on the Tuscarawas River. 14 Miles South of Akron.

George W. Hawes': Ohio Gazeeter and Business Directory (1860) listings of Clinton.


located in Canal Fulton.


Settled 1814. Originally part of Medina County. Located in Wadsworth.


Located In West Akron.

Copley Swamp:

the historical area.


Located in Canal Fulton.


Settled 1806. Originally part of Portage County. Located in West Akron.

Coventry Clips:

Albert Allen, a pioneer miller in Akron, came from Coventry Twp.

Also born here was George W. Brewster, early developer of coal fields in Akron.


Founded in 1812 by Joshua STOW & William WETMORE.

George W. Hawes': Ohio Gazeeter and Business Directory (1860) listings for Cuyahoga Falls.

Famous Folks From the Falls:

  • John J. BAGLEY- Sold newspapers as a boy and went on to become one of Michigan's governors.
  • Thomas & Nicholas WALSH- were pioneer builders of electric street car lines.
  • E.R. HARPER - He Became Mayor of Akron and Lt. Gov. of Colorado.

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