ALERT: There are two markers numbered 46-77 in Summit County. The other is 'Akron Community Service Center and Urban League.'
- Title, side A
- John Richards Buchtel
- Text, side A
- John Richards Buchtel was born in Green Township, Ohio. A successful businessman and philanthropist, Buchtel was a leading spirit in the Akron Library Association. He donated to establish the Akron Public Library and served as the First Chairman of the Board. He also donated $31,000 in 1870 to found Buchtel College, which became The University of Akron in 1913, where he often paid the tuition of underprivileged students. He served as the collegeâ€™s President of the Board of Trustees and served for the board of A & M University, which is now The Ohio State University.
- Friends of Green Branch Library and Ohio Historical Society
- 4046 Massillon Rd
Uniontown, OH 44685
- Green Branch Library