Home About Events News Additional Resources
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, The University of Akron Archival Services and the MAPS Air Museum, formed to commemorate Summit County's contribution to the U.S. war effort during World War One (1917-1918).

In addition to a map of World War I-related county locations, this website provides information on community partners and digital resources made available through Summit Memory and its contributors and the University of Akron Archival Services. The site also contains a schedule of events that lists information about a number of commemorative programs and activities taking place within Summit County, Ohio, from 2017-2018.

For additional resources and a listing of programs and activities happening around Ohio and the nation, visit the United States World War One Commission's website at www.worldwar1centennial.org.

Summit County and the Great War is supported in part by the Ohio World War I Centennial Committee.