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Marker Details

Title, side A
New Hope Baptist Church
Title, side B
Same
Address
18671 OH 554
Bidwell, 45614
Location
New Hope Baptist Church
Latitude
38.902099
Longitude
-82.352145

Picture Details

Title
Warren G. Harding and Harvey Firestone
Caption
President Warren G. Harding and Harvey Firestone are reading the newspaper. Harvey Firestone (1868-1938) was born in Columbiana County, Ohio and began to manufacture rubber tires in 1896. He founded the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company in 1900 and moved it to Akron, Ohio. The camping trip was one of many that automobile manufacturer Henry Ford, Firestone, and inventor Thomas Edison took between 1916 and 1924. Harding was invited to their camping trip in Maryland in July of 1921, which became known as "Camp Harding" (AL03543).