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Well known as the home of the National Football League's Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, Ohio sports a rich and diverse history reaching back much further than the founding of the NFL here in 1920. Home to President William McKinley and world-famous industries such as Hoover and Diebold, Canton was also once proudly hailed as the agricultural equipment capital of the world.
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About the Author
Author Kimberly A. Kenney is curator of Canton's McKinley Museum. Her comprehensive narrative, together with rare images drawn from the archives of the Stark County Historical Society, paints a living portrait of this classic Ohio town as it approaches its bicentennial in 2005.