Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion and John Brown House, Akron, OH Photos

The Greek Revival Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion (1837) (550 Copley Road) was home to Col. Simon Perkins, son of Akron's founding father. The John Brown House (1830) (Copley Road) is where abolitionist John Brown lived between 1844 and 1846. These museum houses, which are across the street from each other, are both operated by the Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio.

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Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portico of Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Staircase at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion (1837) (550 Copley Road). Akron, OH. Style: Greek Revival.Portico of Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Staircase at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Ceiling decoration & chandelier in parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Cabinet with mirror in parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portrait of Col. Simon Perkins at Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portrait of Grace Tod Perkins at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Ceiling decoration & chandelier in parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Cabinet with mirror in parlor at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portrait of Col. Simon Perkins at Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portrait of Grace Tod Perkins at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.China cabinet in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Detail of china cabinet in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Cut glass punch bowl set in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.China cabinet in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Detail of china cabinet in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Cut glass punch bowl set in dining room at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Kitchen at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Stoneware crock from East Akron Ohio at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Bedroom at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Tiger maple chest of drawers at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Kitchen at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Stoneware crock from East Akron Ohio at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Bedroom at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Tiger maple chest of drawers at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Hat rack carved in shape of bear at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Four poster bed with crazy quilt at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Crazy quilt at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Four poster bed carving detail at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Hat rack carved in shape of bear at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Four poster bed with crazy quilt at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Crazy quilt at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Four poster bed carving detail at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Elaborate bedstead at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Goodwill ceramic bed & foot warmer & water carrier at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Covered well outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Wash house with tower & windmill outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Elaborate bedstead at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Goodwill ceramic bed & foot warmer & water carrier (1880's) at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Covered well outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Wash house with tower & windmill outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.
Windmill on wash house tower at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portage Path between Cuyahoga & Tuscarawas Rivers historic marker outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.John Brown House where abolitionist John Brown lived 1844-46. Akron, OH.Garden at John Brown House. Akron, OH.
Windmill on wash house tower at Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.Portage Path between Cuyahoga & Tuscarawas Rivers historic marker outside Col. Simon Perkins Stone Mansion. Akron, OH.John Brown House (1830) (550 Copley Road) where abolitionist John Brown lived 1844-46. Akron, OH.Garden at John Brown House. Akron, OH.
Barn at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Commemoration of Civil War Dead at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Civil War Drum of Ohio 89th Regiment at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Civil War collection at John Brown House. Akron, OH.
Barn at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Commemoration of Civil War Dead at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Civil War Drum of Ohio 89th Regiment (1868-65) at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Civil War collection at John Brown House. Akron, OH.
Civil War era woman's dress in Civil War collection at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel for deceased Civil War soldiers & Monument "To Our Unknown Dead" constructed by Buckley Post of GAR. Akron, OH.Stained glass windows in Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel. Akron, OH.Stained glass windows, sandstone walls & slate roof in Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel. Akron, OH.
Civil War era woman's dress in Civil War collection at John Brown House. Akron, OH.Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel (1876) (150 Glendale Ave.) for deceased Civil War soldiers & Monument "To Our Unknown Dead" constructed by Buckley Post of GAR. Akron, OH. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: Frank O. Weary. On National Register.Stained glass windows in Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel. Akron, OH.Stained glass windows, sandstone walls & slate roof in Glendale Cemetery Memorial Chapel. Akron, OH.
Mausoleums in Glendale Cemetery. Akron, OH.


Mausoleums in Glendale Cemetery. Akron, OH.



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