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The Indian Signal Tree, an unusually formed Bur oak in Cascade Valley Metro Park, was reportedly shaped by Native Americans to serve as a marker on the old Portage Trail between the Cuyahoga and Tuscarawas rivers.
Akron's Oatmeal King
Ferdinand Schumacher, who is credited with introducing oatmeal to America, owned a part of Deep Lock Quarry. His company, American Cereal Works, later became Quaker Oats.