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.
Gorge Metro Park once contained two amusement parks. Among them was High Bridge Glens, which opened in 1882 and featured a thrilling rollercoaster and a dance hall.