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Canfield, Ohio, USA - North-Eastern Ohio Normal College, Canfield, Ohio, 1907

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North-Eastern Ohio Normal College, Canfield, Ohio, 1907
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1854 - Canfield
Canfield, a post-township in Mahoning county, Ohio, about 17 miles S. by E. from Warren. Population, 1463.

Canfield, a thriving post-village, capital of Mahoning county, Ohio, is situated in the above township, 160 miles N. E. from Cleveland, and 68 miles N. W. from Pittsburg. It is neatly built and pleasantly embowered among ornamental trees. The sent of justice was established here when the county was organized, in 1846, since which the court house has been erected, and other improvements made. Canfield is situated in a rich and undulating country, in which stone coal and iron ore are abundant.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1895 - Canfield
Canfield, a post-village of Mahoning co., 0, in Can field township, on a branch of the New York, Pennsylvania & Ohio Railroad, 12 miles by rail S. of Niles, and about 10 miles S.W. of Youngstown. It has 5 churches, a bank, a union and a normal school, a carriage-factory, a tannery, a rake-factory, a newspaper office, a pump-factory, a saw mill, and manufactures of lumber, &c. Coal abounds in the vicinity. Pop. 675; of the township, 1565.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1909 - TWO INMATES INJURED
One Man May Die as Result of Fire at Mahoning Infirmary.

Canfield, O., Jan. 22. - Fire of unknown origin destroyed the men's building of the Mahoning county infirmary here, and 15 of the aged inmates received burns, one being probably fatally injured.

The men were endeavoring to check the fire at the foot of a stairway when a shift in the wind suddenly drove a sheet of flames down upon them. They crawled to safety and were taken to the infirmary hospital. The fire loss will be $20,000. The water pressure was not strong and the efforts of the inmates to fight the flames were unsuccessful.

The infirmary is divided into three sections, composed of the men's department, the women's department and the administration building. The women's building and the office building were far enough away to be out of danger. There are altogether 245 inmates at the institution.
The Marion Weekly Star
Marion, Ohio
January 23, 1909
1916
Canfield, a banking post-village of Mahoning co., Ohio, on the Brie R., 12 miles SW. of Youngstown. It has various mills and manufacturing industries and is the seat of Northeastern Normal College. Coal abounds in the vicinity. Pop. in 1900, 672.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Canfield:
**1. Mill Creek MetroParks:
A sprawling park with hiking trails, gardens, and lakes. Great for a leisurely walk or a picnic. Check out Lanterman's Mill for a touch of history.

**2. White House Fruit Farm:
A family-friendly spot where you can pick your own fruits and enjoy seasonal events. The fall season brings apple and pumpkin picking.

**3. Canfield Fairgrounds:
Home to the famous Canfield Fair, one of the oldest county fairs in Ohio. Even if you're not there during the fair, the grounds host various events throughout the year.

**4. The Links at Firestone Farms:
A golf course designed to challenge golfers of all skill levels. Enjoy a round of golf surrounded by scenic views.

**5. Canfield Historical Society and Village:
Dive into the local history at this charming historical village. The society often hosts events and tours.

**6. DeYor Performing Arts Center:
Check the schedule for concerts, theater productions, and other performances. A great spot for a night... Read MORE...

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