Hoover Historical Center, North Canton

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Hoover Historical Center is located on Walsh University's north campus inside Hoover Park, original Hoover family farmland. The story of the Hoover legacy, a name known around the globe, is preserved and shared here. Tours begin in primitive 1840s building where docents brief visitors on family history and original business of tanning. The evolution of cleaning devices is displayed here with inter-actives for visitors - manual sweepers from the mid-late 1800s and early 1900s. Hoover history continues in the family's Victorian home with the first 1908 Hoover vacuum through the 2008 Hoover 100th Anniversary line. Elegance abound with Victorian d├ęcor, furnishings and ladies' fashions which complement the history. War memorabilia, Hoover songs, ads, plant histories and more!
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  • This is definately worth the stop. The tour is about an hour, and covers the entire history of the vacuum. The early models are an absolute riot. The house itself is lovely, but apparently it was used...  more »
  • What a terrific little museum with a fabulous garden in back. The docent gave us a super tour of the house and barn and related an amazing history of the Hoover company and the man himself. Really int...  more »
  • This was the best time I have spent visiting a museum in a long time. I stopped later in the afternoon on a Saturday and received a memorable tour by the two tour guides teaching that day. The well or...  more »
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