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Akron in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. Bob's Home

 
 
Dr. Bob's Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2011
1. Dr. Bob's Home Marker
Inscription.

The home of
Dr. Bob & Anne Smith
from 1916 to 1950
Co-founder of
Alcoholics Anonymous

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The birthplace of
Alcoholics Anonymous
June 10, 1935 Akron, Ohio

This property is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

State of Ohio Landmark
Dedicated by Congressman
John F. Seiberling

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 41° 5.742′ N, 81° 32.961′ W. Marker is in Akron, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is at the intersection of Ardmore Avenue and Everett Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Ardmore Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 855 Ardmore Avenue, Akron OH 44309, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elm Court / Our Lady of the Elms (approx. 0.6 miles away); Portage Path (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stan Hywet Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Gate Lodge, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Dr. Bob's Home NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2011
2. Dr. Bob's Home NRHP Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Glendale Steps (approx. 1.5 miles away); Howard Street District (approx. 1.8 miles away); United Rubber Workers International Union (approx. 1.8 miles away); Creating Crossroads of Commerce (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Akron.
 
Regarding Dr. Bob's Home. Designated a National Historic Landmark in October 2012.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dr. Bob's Home. (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dr. Robert Smith House National Register Nomination. (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Published Works By or About Bob Smith. (Submitted on October 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsScience & Medicine
 
Dr. Bob's Home and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2011
3. Dr. Bob's Home and Markers
Dr. Bob's Home image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2011
4. Dr. Bob's Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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