DR. BOB’S HOME
855 Ardmore Avenue, Akron, OH 44302 Directions
Dr. Bob’s Home is a historic house museum in Akron. It was in this house and the surrounding area that the miracle of healing wrought for many hundreds of men and women. Dr. Bob’s Home is one of only two National Historic Landmarks in Summit County and 73 in the state of Ohio. The home is the wooden steps and twelve stones that lead up to the front porch. Dr. Bob’s Home and gift shop is free to guests every day from Noon to 3:00 p.m. seven days a week.
Rental Facility, Birthday Party, Scouting, Special Events, Gift Shops, Conservation, Reception, Meeting Space and Facilities, Private Party, Architecture Buildings, House, Field Trip, Guided Tours, Wedding, Classrooms, Corporate Events & Workshops
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60 Fir Hill, Akron, OH 44304 Directions
Hower House is a Second Empire Italianate structure built-in 1871. It is one of the finest and best-preserved standards of its style in the country and is on the National Historic Landmark registry. The classic home is stretched with unique furnishings and treasures accumulated by the Hower Family during their travels throughout the world. The visitors are grateful to view the unique architecture and rare treasures of this National Historical Landmark 11 months of the year.
Birthday Party, Photo Gallery, Architecture Buildings, Cellar Door Store, Landmarks, Membership Information, Afternoon Tea Programs, Reception, Special Events, Wedding, Private Party, Group Tour, Conservation, Field Trip, Rental & Corporate Event
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SIMON PERKINS STONE MANSION
550 Copley Road, Akron, OH 44320 Directions
Simon Perkins Stone Mansion was constructed by Colonel Simon Perkins, son of Akron's founder General Simon Perkins. It was built in contrast with the rough-faced stone walls by quoins, lintels, sills, dressed stone, and water table. The house is the most impressive highlight is the two-story portico. The Mansion served as the main place of the Junior League of Akron Designer ShowHouse, during which period many renovations and improvements were made throughout the house.
Youth and Family Programs, Summer Camp, Group Tour, Architectural, Educational, Event Rentals, Library, Preservation and Restoration, Community Outreach, Exhibitions, Speaker Presentations, Workshops & Cultural Activities
Price: Self guided tours is $8 for adults and $2 for students