Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio
550 Copley Road
Akron, Ohio 44320
SCHS offices are located behind the Perkins Stone Mansion at the corners of South Portage Path and Copley Roads in Akron. Office hours are Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Archival & Genealogical Collection
Our extensive collection of photographs and historic documents is housed at the Special Collections Division of the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Some documents from our collection are available for viewing online at the Summit Memory Project. To view pieces from our archival collection please contact the Special Collections Division at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330.643.9030.
The Women's History Project of the Akron Area is now a program of Summit County Historical Society. Click here to search its database.
Guided tours of the Perkins Stone Mansion are available Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 1:00 - 4:00pm, April through December. Groups may call the office to schedule tour days and times.
Tour costs: $6.00 Adults, $4.00 Seniors and $2 for Children 17 and under. Free for SCHS members. School and group tours available at discounted prices.
Full time staff:
Part time staff:
Summit County Historical Society Board Of Directors:
Dave Lieberth - Chair
Karen D. Adinolfi - Vice Chair
Kevin McCauley - Treasurer
Carla Sibley - Secretary
Theresa S. Beyerle, Ph.D.
Thomas "Tom" Clark
Kathleen "Kitty" Endres, Ph.D.
Charles "Chas" Schreckenberger
John Valle II
Directors EmeritusMadeline Bozzelli
George Knepper, Ph. D.
Lynn Metzger, Ph.D.*
John V. Miller
Ronald B. Tynan, Sr.
Lucinda Weiss, Esq.
Map to SCHS
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