“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hudson in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Gustave H. Grimm

Gustave H. Grimm Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the Hudson Library and Historical Society
1. Gustave H. Grimm Marker
Inscription.  On this site in 1882, Gustave H. Grimm (1850-1914), a German immigrant tinsmith, established the G.H. Grimm Manufacturing Company. His device, the Champion Evaporator, revolutionized maple syrup production with the use of a corrugated pan which increased the efficiency of evaporating liquids such as saps. Grimm's business became the world's leading manufacturer of maple supplies. His contributions as an inventor, researcher, and manufacturer established him as a leader in the maple sugar industry.
Erected 2007 by the Hudson Library and Historical Society and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 39-77.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
Location. 41° 14.298′ N, 81° 26.319′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on Ravenna Street, 0.1 miles east of South Main Street (Ohio Route 91)
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, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 46 Ravenna St, Hudson OH 44236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President-elect Abraham Lincoln (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyhood home of John Brown (about 500 feet away); First Schoolhouse in Summit County (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Congregational Church of Hudson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (approx. Ό mile away); Loomis Observatory (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Log House in Summit County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Middle College (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hudson.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Heather Crawford of Newark, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,208 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 9, 2010. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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