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Ghosts of the past - INDIANS

Went to the Chuckery trail as part of our Metro Fall Spree and my friend pointed out the tree. I... read more

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Indian Signal Tree -- Akron, Ohio

No trip to the Rubber City is complete without a pilgrimage to the world famous Indian Signal Tree... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Chuckery trail as part of our Metro Fall Spree and my friend pointed out the tree. I was in awe - I knew history says Indians were in this territory - but exciting to see a live relic of the past. The...More

1  Thank marlene s
Reviewed 23 June 2018

No trip to the Rubber City is complete without a pilgrimage to the world famous Indian Signal Tree. My friends and I were awed by its majesty. We cannot explain why the IST is listed only as the 17th most interesting thing to do in...More

1  Thank slovakdc
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I love Ohio and have started exploring our state and discover so much history. This tree was formed by the Indians to mark the most Northeast point of what is called Portage Path. It is the path the Indians used to carry their canoes, for...More

3  Thank Soulcatcher5157
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wasn't sure what we would find. Nice location and a pretty drive into the park. Just a few steps to see it and read the marker and there is a trail if you want to spend some time hiking there.

Thank 723leishac
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you have an imagination like I do you can visualize what this lovely signal tree was like before the settlers came. You use to be able to touch the tree but now I am glad it is protected. Remember this was a meeting place...More

Thank borntotravelOH
Reviewed 20 July 2016

When the Native Americans lived in the Akron area, they "made" a signal tree to inform others of the direction in which to go. A young tree was bent to form the tree. History buffs would enjoy seeing the tree and connecting it to the...More

1  Thank Vivian L. H
Reviewed 12 April 2016

There were a lot of Native Americans living in and traveling through this area back in the day. They used signal trees to give them direction.

1  Thank SandTravelAkronOhio
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Such a cool piece of area history. The tree is fenced in and has benches all around. Very peaceful place to sit and reflect. It is also on the Chuckery trail which is one of my favorite trails to hike.

Thank PennyJ626
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Close parking and a short peaceful walk. I visit my old friend every year for the past 40 years plus. I check to see how he/she is doing and we talk a little while I sit at the bench. Sometimes I walk a little further...More

Thank SPlant2014
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This tree was used as a sign marker for the Erie Indians and other using the canoe trail leading from Lake Erie inland to other hunting and fishing ground. The Signal tree is a local landmark close to the Cuyahoga River running north and south.

2  Thank happycampersClinton
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