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This marker has been permanently removed and retired from the Ohio Historical Marker program. For reference purposes only this listing will remain on our website.

Title, side A
Firestone Homestead
Text, side A
Birthplace on December 20, 1868 of Harvey S. Firestone, founder of The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. One of the first brick houses in Columbiana County, it was built in 1828 by Harvey S. Firestone's great-grandfather, Nicholas Firestone, who acquired title to 640 acres in 1804 by a land grant signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, and James Madison, Secretary of State.