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Springfield Lake Park

Springfield Lake Park in Lakemore outside Akron was at least the occasional site of African American church camp meetings and organizational outings between the 1900s and the 1930s.

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  • Cleveland Gazette. June 27, 1903.
  • “Seiberling, B-W, Eagles’ Outing Are Scheduled; All-Nations, Odd Fellows, Vets, Negro Picnics Planned for Week-End.” Akron Beacon Journal. August 26, 1933.
Canfield Rd, Lakemore, OH

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