1795-1880. Afro-American who came to Cleveland in the early 1800’s. He conquered racial bias when he became a charter member of an otherwise all white Baptist church. He won white volunteers to the Underground Railroad … more
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Machinery made in Akron for farming. For thirty years it was the leading industry of Akron (1860’s—1890’s). The canal provided water for cooling and transportation for raw materials .
Built in the l850’s, at Lock 15, operated for years by Fred Mustill, selling groceries to the neighborhood and to people traveling on the Ohio Canal.
Also called common trailing periwinkle (Vinca minor) Dark green ground cover with periwinkle blue flowers in the spring. Found around trees and near Lock 15 in front of the Mustill Store.