A Place In Time - North Canton Heritage Society Podcast
The History of North Canton, Part One: 1831

The History of North Canton, Part One: 1831

January 14, 2021

Get ready for a crash course in North Canton history!  In this first episode of a special series, we are taking you back to the earliest years of our community to explore how North Canton was founded.

Sweet Woodside Memories

Sweet Woodside Memories

December 30, 2020

Brothers Blair, Bruce, Brian, and Brent Woodside have a chat about Christmas traditions and growing up in North Canton as part of the Baby Boomer generation.

Odd Characters

Odd Characters

October 27, 2020

Pull up a seat next to the bonfire and hear about some strange individuals from North Canton's past.

NC Police Department 100th Anniversary (LIVE)

NC Police Department 100th Anniversary (LIVE)

October 10, 2020

Recorded live in February 2020, this episode features former police chief and current North Canton Mayor, Stephen Wilder.  He talks about his history in law enforcement, and the past, present, and future of policing and community engagement.

A Hundred Year Tradition: The Community Christmas Tree

A Hundred Year Tradition: The Community Christmas Tree

December 4, 2019

In 1919, Dr WC Steele put up a Christmas tree in front of his office in the heart of town.  To celebrate this centennial, we present to you stories from around the community, including a special North Canton love story.  Happy Holidays!

Doctor Richard Werstler: The Road Home

Doctor Richard Werstler: The Road Home

October 22, 2019

In this episode, we get a chance to sit down with Doctor Richard Werstler - WW2 Vet, former School Board member, and retired optometrist.

North Canton Memories with David Lukens

North Canton Memories with David Lukens

May 23, 2019

This month, we had our first podcast guest, David Lukens, who grew up in North Canton. He had some interesting stories to share!

 

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The Origins of North Canton Street Names

The Origins of North Canton Street Names

March 5, 2019

Did you know that some of the streets in North Canton are named after early settlers of the area? You can find out more in this podcast!

Preventing Disease and Prolonging Life: Medical Practices in North Canton

Preventing Disease and Prolonging Life: Medical Practices in North Canton

January 17, 2019

Take a journey through the archives of the North Canton Heritage Society and listen to our descriptions of how medicine used to be. You'll learn a little about snake oil salesmen, as well as established physicians like Dr. Steele and Dr. Warburton. We also discuss some "modern" medical treatments. This is a companion to the January, 2019 exhibit in the Heritage Society, called Preventing Disease and Prolonging Life: Medical Practices in North Canton. 

Doug Wechter and the Century Plaque Program

Doug Wechter and the Century Plaque Program

January 1, 1970

In this episode, we chat with Doug Wechter, board member, NCHS VP, and creator of the Century Plaque program.  We'll hear what kickstarted his doing this and what houses were chosen!

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