A Place in Time
"A Place in Time" is the official podcast of the North Canton Heritage Society. We explore the history of North Canton, Ohio and provide listeners with a guided tour of what made our city what it is today.
info_outline The Last Bell 05/26/2023
The Last Bell In this episode, we celebrate the legacy of Orchard Hill, Clearmount, Greentown, and Northwood as North Canton City Schools enters a new era. Special guests: Jeff Wendorf, Darlene Howland, Josh Runner, Don Myers, and many, many, many more! Special thanks to all of our contributers and listeners! Settle in, this is a long one. Recommended Listening:
info_outline Eye of the Paranormal Storm 10/28/2022
Eye of the Paranormal Storm In this special fun Halloween episode, we ponder the supernatural! Surrounded by milestone paranormal destinations, we wonder if normalcy is North Canton's weird claim to fame? We take a look at the surrounding communities and their infamous spooky spots, and we chat about North Canton being in the eye of a paranormal hurricane. Special Guest: Tricia Woodside
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Ten: Touchstones 08/13/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Ten: Touchstones Season finale! The final (for now) part of our "History of North Canton" mini-series. In this post-script episode, Kevin reflects on what he's learned; rambles on about North Canton today; and recommends a lot of stuff. Plus a heap of thank yous and dedications!
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Nine: Yesterday and Tomorrow 07/26/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Nine: Yesterday and Tomorrow North Canton enters the 21st Century! Even as the country struggles with new conflicts, North Canton faces an uncertain future . . . one without the Hoover Company. What happens when the tent-pole of the community is gone? And where can hope be found?
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Eight: Milestones 07/01/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Eight: Milestones In this latest installment of “The History of North Canton,” we learn about the history of the Diebold company, which was setting up on Mayfair Road in the 1970s. Plus, we celebrate several milestones in North Canton.
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Six: World War Two 05/29/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Six: World War Two The world goes to war and North Canton answers the call.
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Five: The Greatest Generation 05/17/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Five: The Greatest Generation World War Two has begun. As the United States gears up for war, North Canton begins taking in children from England to provide them with safety and shelter. Meanwhile, the Hoover Company has to change course as their male employees are sent off to war and the company must shift from sweepers to munitions.
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Four: New Berlin and the Great War 04/13/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Four: New Berlin and the Great War The town continues to expand thanks to the success of the Hoover sweeper, but World War One looms large in the minds of its residents. This prompts its citizens to ask - with a war against Germany raging, is it still appropriate to be called New Berlin?
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part Two: Second Generation 02/10/2021
The History of North Canton, Part Two: Second Generation In this second installment of "The History of North Canton," we meet three people whose lives reflect the past, present, and future of late 18th century New Berlin.
info_outline The History of North Canton, Part One: 1831 01/14/2021
The History of North Canton, Part One: 1831 Get ready for a crash course in North Canton history! In this first episode of a special series, we are taking you back to the earliest years of our community to explore how North Canton was founded.
info_outline NC Police Department 100th Anniversary (LIVE) 01/03/2021
NC Police Department 100th Anniversary (LIVE) Recorded live in February 2020, this episode features former police chief and current North Canton Mayor, Stephen Wilder. He talks about his history in law enforcement, and the past, present, and future of policing and community engagement.
info_outline A Hundred Year Tradition: The Community Christmas Tree 01/02/2021
A Hundred Year Tradition: The Community Christmas Tree In 1919, Dr WC Steele put up a Christmas in front of his office on Main Street. One hundred years later, in 2019, at the exact same spot, we celebrated a century of that tradition. We present stories and reflections of this traditional community celebration.