Barberton in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Anna Dean Farm
Barn No. 1
Erected 1985 by Yoder Brothers, Inc., G. Ramsey Yoder, Pres.; the Barbeton Historical Society; and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 10-77.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 0.46′ N, 81° 35.621′ W. Marker is in Barberton, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on 3rd Street SE just south of Robinson Avenue (County Route 54), on the left when traveling south. It is at the entrance to ManorCare Health Services. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 3rd St SE, Barberton OH 44203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Main Gatehouse of Ohio C. Barber’s Anna Dean Farm (approx. ¼ mile away); Colt Barn (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ohio Columbus Barber (approx. one mile away); Glenn "Jeep" Davis (approx. one mile away); Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford (approx. 1.1 miles away); Barberton Military Honor Roll (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barberton.
More about this marker. Yoder Brothers is now Aris Holticulture, is a flower research and breeding company, still family operated.
Also see . . .
1. Barn No. 1. – Barbeton Historical Society. Includes vintage photographs of the barn. “This is a view of west side of Barn No 1, the first cattle barn, built on the Anna Dean Farm. Completed in 1909, Barn No 1 was quickly dubbed the largest barn in the world by the Akron Beacon Journal.” (Submitted on December 4, 2019.)
2. A History of Aris Holticulture, Inc. Excerpt:
Through the years, Aris’ production facilities have moved to other locations with the last Barberton greenhouse closing in 1978. However, the company remained close to its roots by establishing its worldwide corporate headquarters in a former dairy barn of the Barber Anna Dean Farm.(Submitted on December 4, 2019.)
The building was renovated in 1985 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The old water storage tank serves as an entrance and meetings are
Categories. • Agriculture • Architecture •
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.