With a sunny early fall weekend with nothing to do, we played tourist in the area we lived.
A flower festival in Barberton
Sand castles and carvings were on display
The statue was even adorned with flowers.
Akron was once the rubber capital of the world, and there is plenty of evidence of this – including Firestone Stadium, a depression era baseball stadium that has been converted for the Women’s Professional Softball team.
Quaker Oats started in Akron – one of the old silo complexes was turned into a hotel, and later, University of Akron dorms.
The new University of Akron football stadium – likely overbuilt as they never fill it.
The William McKinley Memorial in Canton.
The steps are a popular workout location.
Canton is home to the Professional Football Hall of Fame – as the freeway bridge proclaims.
Back in Akron – Fulton Airport – Home of the Blimp Hangar