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Denman Tire & Rubber Company

Submitted by Richard K. Fleischer This company was organized in 1919 and made automobile tires and tubes. The plant was located on a site known as the old Matthews farm. The original plant covered 40,000 sq. ft. It was originally known as the Denman-Myers Cord…

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Trumbull Clay Products

Submitted by Richard K. Fleischer Trumbull Clay Products – Leavittsburg – had five kilns and a clay pit. This company started out as the Blackburn-Kelly Brick Co. built by some Cleveland investors. In turn, this company was sold to some Pittsburgh investors, and became known…

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Mahoning Park & Canoe City

Submitted by Linda Morton Cowin, Leavittsburg Heritage Association In the early 1900’s one of the largest businesses in Leavittsburg was Mahoning Park across the river from the present Canoe City In 1912 The Mahoning Park and Land Company, paid $25,000  for a 212 acre farm…

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Och, Mary Starkey (1908-2002)

Submitted by Linda Morton Cowin, Leavittsburg Heritage Assocation Learning center founder and community advocate Mary who was born November 15, 1908, was well-known as founder and operator of Mary F. Och Learning Center in Leavittsburg. Mary earned a master's degree in nursing from University of…

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