Juneteenth - Hike to John Brown Monument

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Juneteenth - Hike to John Brown Monument

Dave Lieberth, Society chair emeritus, will talk about the life of John Brown. Society and Akron Zoo staff will lead guests to the monument.

By The Summit County Historical Society of Akron, Ohio

When and where

Date and time

Monday, June 19 · 4 - 5pm EDT


505 Euclid Ave 505 Euclid Avenue Akron, OH 44307

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About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

As part of Juneteenth celebrations in the City of Akron and County of Summit, the Summit County Historical Society will partner with the Akron Zoo for a hike to the John Brown Monument. This special opportunity is coordinated through the Society's John Brown Institute and will occur prior to the Community Talk Back scheduled at 5 p.m. at the John Brown House.

Hike attendees must arrive to the Akron Zoo and go to the left back lot to meet by 4 p.m. for access to the monument. Late attendees may not have access if the gate is closed.

Please wear appropriate foot wear and recognize that the walking surface is unlevel and uphill. The hike will occur rain or shine.

About the organizer

Founded in 1924, the mission of Summit County Historical Society, a 501(c)3 corporation, is to preserve and interpret the history of Summit County and Akron, and to educate regional communities about the people and events that have shaped our rich history.