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Historical Resources

While the Munroe Falls Historical Society is proud to provide a wide range of historical reference, we encourage you to explore beyond our offerings. Check out the following resources, which offer additional learnings about Munroe Falls and our surrounding areas.

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library

Email the local history librarian, browse historical photo albums and yearbooks, access a list of genealogy websites and databases, and much more.

Special Collections,
Summit County Library

The Special Collections Division houses genealogy and local history materials, including materials pertaining to Akron and Summit County history.

The Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Historical Marker

The Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal Marker was erected in 1999 by the City of Munroe Falls, Munroe Falls Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-77.)

Stow Historical Society

The Stow Historical Society preserves the history of Stow, Ohio, through its historic home tours and collection of significant local artifacts. Three historic houses and a one-room schoolhouse are maintained by the Society at Heritage Reserve Park.

Kent Historical Society

The mission of the Kent Historical Society is to be the primary Kent, Ohio,  history resource and reference center, leading the community in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Kent's heritage.

Summit Memory

Summit Memory is an online collaborative project capturing the history of Summit County, Ohio.


Ohio & Erie Canalway

The Ohio & Erie Canalway helps preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first 110 miles of the canal that helped Ohio and our nation grow.

Summit County Historical Society

The Summit County Historical Society preserves and interprets the history of Summit County and Akron, and educates regional communities about the people and events that have shaped our rich history.

Tallmadge Historical Society

Founded in 1858, the Tallmadge Historical Society is Ohio’s oldest historical society. It is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting the memories and artifacts of the people, places and things that make Tallmadge home.

Munroe Falls City Hall

Munroe Falls is a city in the east-central portion of Summit County, Ohio, United States, between Stow and Tallmadge. It is a suburb of Akron and is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,012 at the 2010 census.

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