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Perkins Stone Mansion & John Brown house

550 Copley Rd, Akron, OH 44320-2324
+1 330-535-1120
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Nicely preserved piece of Akron History

I was born and raised in Akron and remember coming here in elementary school on a field trip... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Barbara M
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Columbus, Ohio
Interesting piece of Akron's history

I grew up in the area but never visited here before. I guess when you live someplace you don't... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
lkcOHtoFl
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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550 Copley Rd, Akron, OH 44320-2324
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+1 330-535-1120
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was born and raised in Akron and remember coming here in elementary school on a field trip. That's about all I remembered about Perkins Stone Mansion, and I've always wanted to go back. It's a pretty stone Georgian home and grounds on Copley Rd....More

1  Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up in the area but never visited here before. I guess when you live someplace you don't always take the time to fully explore all that it has to offer . The staff here was so friendly and welcoming. The tour included a...More

Thank lkcOHtoFl
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Sheep were the major farm animal at Perkin's Stone Mansion. Thus it was referred to as Mutton Hill. Unlike so many mansion houses that have a stately entrance way, the front of Stone Mansion is a stretch of farm land looking at woods. Originally, the...More

1  Thank Richard E
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

What a great house tour! Anyone who loves old homes will enjoy this one. Lovely Georgian. Lots of local history, and sheep out back. So many original to the home and period pieces throughout. Was recommended by the staff at the Hower House- very close...More

Thank Sheryl B
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had many wonderful, informative guides. This house was built in the mid-1800's and shows how people lived then. The rooms are furnished with many items used at that time and how they were used. In the summer, there are sheep since the original owner...More

1  Thank Lydia B
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place brings new visitors to this town year after year. It became part of my adolescence high school education many years ago long before the range of calendar dates suitable for indicating the time of my visit were made available for completing this review....More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

They were closed for the holidays, but I did get photos of the outside. So very glad these homes have been preserved

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

We found a Groupon for this, for the Christmas time tours. It was a tour filled with the local history of the area, an the Christmas decorations were a nice seasonal touch. Worth a visit if you are in the area, and the John Brown...More

Thank Anthony R
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Perkins Stone Mansion is a great piece of Akron's History as well as a very family friendly activity when doing their normal tour and i highly recommend it. I was fortunate enough to be included in a private event that allowed us to tour the...More

Thank Jeannie B
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

I enjoyed visiting the mansion and the John Brown house. Lots of Akron history and U.S. history. A well preserved place with guides that care about the property.

Thank azraf
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