“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kent, Ohio

Clickable Map of Portage County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Portage County, OH (35) Cuyahoga County, OH (283) Geauga County, OH (40) Mahoning County, OH (78) Stark County, OH (90) Summit County, OH (146) Trumbull County, OH (69)  PortageCounty(35) Portage County (35)  CuyahogaCounty(283) Cuyahoga County (283)  GeaugaCounty(40) Geauga County (40)  MahoningCounty(78) Mahoning County (78)  StarkCounty(90) Stark County (90)  SummitCounty(146) Summit County (146)  TrumbullCounty(69) Trumbull County (69)
Ravenna is the county seat for Portage County
Kent is in Portage County
      Portage County (35)  
      Cuyahoga County (283)  
      Geauga County (40)  
      Mahoning County (78)  
      Stark County (90)  
      Summit County (146)  
      Trumbull County (69)  
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1Ohio, Portage County, Kent — James A. GarfieldTwentieth President of the United States
On Gougler Avenue (Ohio Route 43) north of Park Avenue, on the left.
James A. Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was nominated in this building on August 23, 1859, for joint senator representing Portage and Summit Counties. This was the begining of his political career. The nominating convention . . . Map (db m151127) HM
2Ohio, Portage County, Kent — Kent and the Underground Railroad — Historic Underground Railroad Site —
On Franklin Avenue south of West Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
The town of Franklin Mills, now Kent, was active in the Underground Railroad. Many residents aided fugitive slaves in their flight north toward Canada. In 1825 at their tavern on Mantua Street, Joshua and Rebecca Woodard gave shelter to a . . . Map (db m151184) HM
3Ohio, Portage County, Kent — 8-67 — Kent State UniversityMay 4, 1970
Near Off Midway Drive (on Kent State - campus) south of East Main Street.
In 1968, Richard Nixon won the presidency partly based on a campaign promise to end the Vietnam War. Though the war seemed to be winding down, on April 30, 1970, Nixon announced the invasion of Cambodia, triggering protests across college campuses. . . . Map (db m67467) HM WM
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Mar. 24, 2023