This is a repository for students and teachers participating in our Preserving the Past program. Click on the links below to download helpful resources.

Information for Teachers & Students

Videos

Stan Hywet’s Preserving the Past Education Program
This video is an overview of Stan Hywet's "Preserving the Past” educational program including testimonials from APS teachers and students.

Beyond the Dish – Stan Hywet Hall 
WVIZ/PBS ideastream sent Associate Producer Lauren Wilson to Akron, Ohio to investigate the story behind Stan Hywet and the Seiberling family. Along the way, she discovers the customs, clothing and food from the year 1920 via a two “History First Hand” characters portrayed by Stan Hywet volunteer, Jim Urban. 

Stan Hywet - Not for Us Alone
Mini-documentary about Stan Hywet and the Seiberling family featuring interviews with granddaughters Julia Shaw and Ann Davis as well as great-granddaughter, Harriet Chapman. 

Preserving the Past Introduction – Plane Tree Allee Restoration

Preserving the PastStan Hywet’s Plane Tree Allee 
In this video, horticulturalist Sue Nunamaker describes the care and maintenance of the Plane Tree Allee, one of Stan Hywet's historic gardens.

Preserving the Past - The Dell
Horticulturalist Shelley Funai describes the care and maintenance of the Dell, one of Stan Hywet's historic gardens.

Preserving the Past - Nitrogen Soil Test

Preserving the Past - pH Soil Test

Preserving the Past - Phosphorus Soil Test

Preserving the Past - Potassium Soil Test

Preserving the Past - Worm Test

Preserving the Past- Stopwatch Use