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About Summit County and the Great War

Summit County and the Great War is a collaborative partnership between the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Summit County Historical Society and the University of Akron Archival Services, formed to commemorate Summit County's contribution to the U.S. war effort during World War One (1917-1918).

For more information about this project or events scheduled throughout Summit County during the 2017-2018 commemoration, please contact us at info@summitwwi.org.

Summit County and the Great War is supported in part by the Ohio World War I Centennial commemoration through the Ohio History Connection.