Introduction to Stow, Ohio
John Graham was one of the earliest landowners of Stow. He bought a farm in this area in 1809. Joshua Stow from Connecticut was a speculator who bought the land that is now known as Stow. Though Joshua Stow never lived in this town, he did spend a lot of money developing it. His agent William Wetmore settled in Stow in July of 1804. He contributed extensively to its development and some of his descendants still live in this city.
Stow and Nearby Attractions
- Meadow Lake Park
- Oregon Trail Park
- Akron Zoo
- Cuyahoga Valley National Park
- Hale Farm and Village
- Akron Art Museum
Things To Do In Stow
The city of Stow has many parks which serve as ideal areas for relaxation, as well as sporting and fitness activities. The Fox Den Golf Course is also a popular spot. The Parks and Recreation Department of Stow organizes various events including baseball and basketball tournaments for town's youth.
Air transportation can be availed from the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Stow Higher Education
University of Akron and Kent State University offer facilities for higher education.