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Blue Santa red hot seller in Akron

by WKSU's MARK URYCKI


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During the Christmas season, much of the country is focused on children's toys. A little over 100 years ago that focus was on Akron, Ohio. Akron was home to what was probably the first major toy factory in the country. And now one of those toys (an early St. Nicklaus) has been re-created to become a local hit.
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Akron's blue Santa reproduction
German huts at Lock 3 park
German craftsman handpainting ornaments
Ice skating rink at Lock 3 on Main st.

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