Manor House Tours

Before Wildwood became the People’s Park, it was the estate of Robert A. Stranahan, co-founder of Champion Spark Plug, and his wife, Page. Tour the main areas of the house and learn the role the Stranahan family played in Toledo’s history. Discover how the citizens of Lucas County united to save this land from development and developed Wildwood for generations of park visitors.

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Ohio Learning Standards:

4th Grade: Historical thinking and skills 2, Heritage 8, Place and regions 10, Production and consumption 21

5th Grade: Economic decision making and skills 14, Production and consumption 16

6th Grade: Civic participation and skills 9, Scarcity 13, Markets 15, Financial literacy 16

7th Grade: Historical thinking and skills 1, Economic decision making and skills 19

8th Grade: Historical thinking and skills 1, Economic decision making and skills 24

High School: Historical thinking and skills 1, 2, 3, Prosperity, Depression and the new deal (1919-1941) 19