Tucked inside the northwest corner of Stark County is one of the area’s most interesting and historic little towns. The Canal Fulton area first was known as Milan in 1814, and 12 years later, Fulton was platted.
Slowly, surely, downtown Alliance is coming back to life. The 1-mile section of E. Main Street, just steps from the bucolic University of Mount Union campus, is reinventing itself as the go-to place for items that can’t be found in your average mall.
Historic downtown Hartville is undergoing a revival, but it’s not neglecting its past. Nestled among more-than-a-century-old buildings along Prospect, Mill and Maple streets, downtown is packed with creativity, from artists who restore vintage furniture to chocolatiers.