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Stark County Ohio

An eclectic collection of all things Stark County...

Spring Hill Historic Home, Massillon, Ohio - Part of the National Parks Service Underground Railroad Network of Freedom

Benders Historical Restaurant

Jacob Sechler Coxey, Sr. sometimes known as General Coxey (April 16, 1854 – May 18, 1951) of Massillon, Ohio, was an American politician, who ran for elective office several times in Ohio. Twice led Coxey's Army in 1894 and 1914, consisting of a group of unemployed men that he led on marches from Massillon, Ohio to Washington, D.C. to present a "Petition in Boots" demanding that the United States Congress allocate funds to create jobs for the unemployed. Inspired FDR to launch Social Security.

Massillon, Ohio, Longfellow School - 7-9 junior high at the time, now gone. One of so very many shortsighted demolitions in Massillon, Ohio...