McKinley Museum to Host Soup at 6 Akron & Canton in World War II

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will host a Soup at 6 with Timothy Carroll, author of World War II Akron, and Executive Director Kim Kenney to learn more about how Canton and Akron contributed to the war effort on Thursday, March 31 at 6:00 pm. The evening includes soup, bread, beverage, dessert, and the programs. The cost is $20 per person and prepaid reservations are required. Please use the link below or call 330-455-7043 to reserve your spot.

Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Tim Carroll attended Case Elementary, Litchfield Middle School and Firestone High School before obtaining a history degree from the University of Akron. Both of his grandfathers, John M. Carroll and John F. Ward, were drafted before Pearl Harbor and served overseas in the Pacific for close to three years. In his book, World War II Akron, Carroll discusses the stories and struggles of Akron men and women that contributed to the war effort.


The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is located at 800 McKinley Monument Dr NW in Canton. The Keller Gallery is the Museum’s temporary exhibition space and features a variety of topics each year. The Museum also includes the McKinley National Memorial, McKinley Gallery, Street of Shops, The Stark County Story, Discover World, Ramsayer Research Library, and the Hoover-Price Planetarium. The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Museum is closed Sunday and Monday.