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Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

ALERT: Marker was reported missing April 2021.

11-15 Harvey S. Firestone

Side A: Inventor, industrialist, and philanthropist, Harvey Samuel Firestone (1868-1938) was born on a nearby farm in 1868 and attended school in Columbiana. He founded the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company in 1900 and soon after developed a method for mass-producing tires for the infant automobile industry. Continuing innovation and steady contracts with large automakers led to the company’s lasting success. Firestone Park is his lasting legacy to Columbiana. The Firestone family’s monument is located in nearby Columbiana Cemetery.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Historical Society of Columbiana/Fairfield Township, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Firestone Park, 338 E Park Avenue, 
Columbiana, 
OH, 
44408
Location: Firestone Park-across from the entrance to swimming pool.
Latitude: 40.8893370
Longitude: -80.6857680