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What a Tree!

300-year-old bur oak that Native Americans used as a landmark while traveling up the Cuyahoga... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2019
BuckeyeAdventures
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Cleveland, Ohio
Very Unique

This is a great place to take family and friends for a walk in the park. The tree is very unique... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2019
R7268UVjohnn
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Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

300-year-old bur oak that Native Americans used as a landmark while traveling up the Cuyahoga River. That tree was a sign that it's time to get the canoes out of the river and carry them to Summit Lake. Incredible! I will have to come back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

This is a great place to take family and friends for a walk in the park. The tree is very unique and a great talking point for you and friends. You'll really enjoy the scenery and surroundings. Go and have a good walk The tree...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Its a tradition for our Black Friday run to pass the Signal Tree. Its always cold, so the warm toilets are so welcome. Its quite amazing to see this famous old tree.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Went to the Chuckery trail as part of our Metro Fall Spree and my friend pointed out the tree. I was in awe - I knew history says Indians were in this territory - but exciting to see a live relic of the past. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank marlene s
Reviewed June 22, 2018

No trip to the Rubber City is complete without a pilgrimage to the world famous Indian Signal Tree. My friends and I were awed by its majesty. We cannot explain why the IST is listed only as the 17th most interesting thing to do in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

I love Ohio and have started exploring our state and discover so much history. This tree was formed by the Indians to mark the most Northeast point of what is called Portage Path. It is the path the Indians used to carry their canoes, for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Soulcatcher5157
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Wasn't sure what we would find. Nice location and a pretty drive into the park. Just a few steps to see it and read the marker and there is a trail if you want to spend some time hiking there.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

If you have an imagination like I do you can visualize what this lovely signal tree was like before the settlers came. You use to be able to touch the tree but now I am glad it is protected. Remember this was a meeting place...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank borntotravelOH
Reviewed July 19, 2016

When the Native Americans lived in the Akron area, they "made" a signal tree to inform others of the direction in which to go. A young tree was bent to form the tree. History buffs would enjoy seeing the tree and connecting it to the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Vivian L. H
Reviewed April 12, 2016

There were a lot of Native Americans living in and traveling through this area back in the day. They used signal trees to give them direction.

Date of experience: May 2015
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