Ghent in Summit County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ghent Woolen Mill
Erected 2000 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Longaberger Company, the Bath Township Historical Society, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 18-77.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 9.49′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3541 Granger Rd, Akron OH 44333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bath Township Hall / Bath Center Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Shaw Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ira Cemetery Information Board (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hale, Hammond, Cranz Homesteads (approx. 3.3 miles away); Astronaut Judith Resnik (approx. 4.6 miles away); Yeck Family Portage Path North Terminus Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); The Old Portage Path (approx. 5 miles away); The Portage Path Connected Lake Erie with the Ohio River (approx. 5 miles away).
Also see . . . Historic Ghent Hamlet, a pictorial tour. Plenty of photographs in this 38 page booklet. “Sheep have become a little easier to raise over the years, but you always need to be on watch for coyotes. We have well over 100 sheep now. When we shear them, we take the wool to the woolen mill in Ghent to have it processed into fine wool cloth.”—Sally Hershey (1811-1885) (Submitted on May 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.