Start your walk by heading eastward on Lincoln Way, up the hill toward the Massillon Public Library with the columns and dome. Streetcars and interurbans ran right up the center of Lincoln Way from 1891 to 1939. The waiting station was at the corner of City Hall Street (where the Museum’s pottery studio is now). Cross City Hall Street and pause.
Proceed in the same direction, up the hill. Pause just past the bank’s drive through to look at Massillon’s first public art endeavor, the graphic wooden trees, added here the 1970s, when a building was razed to make way for the bank drive-through. Continue to the corner of Third Street Southeast.
Turn right and walk down the hill on Third Street Southeast, stopping at the corner of Tremont Avenue.
Turn right onto Tremont Avenue and walk one block. Cross Second Street Southeast and stop across from the YMCA of Western Stark County.
Continue walking in the same direction to the corner of First Street S.E.
Turn right at the corner onto First Street S.E. and stop right away to learn about the six local men who have earned the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Keep walking toward Lincoln Way along Veterans Memorial Park, stopping in just one block, when you reach Charles Avenue. Look at the lovely park as you pass.
Cross First Street Southeast and keep walking in the same direction (away from Duncan Plaza) on Charles Avenue to Erie Street, stopping at the corner.
Turn right onto Erie Street and walk one short block to the corner of Diamond Court.
Keep walking in the same direction, toward Lincoln Way, stopping in the middle of the block.
Continue walking in the same direction to Lincoln Way, stopping at the corner.
Turn right onto Lincoln Way and stop in from of Smiley’s Ristorante with the red and green striped awning.
Cross Postal Place, which was closed off in 2020 to facilitate outdoor dining and drinking. Be sure to notice the Scot Phillips mural inside the window of the Sangria Stand. [delete] Stop in front of the Sugar Bowl.
Walk to the corner of First Street Southeast. Cross Lincoln Way and stop on the opposite side.
Continue walking north, away from Lincoln Way, to the next corner. Turn left onto Federal Avenue and walk to the next corner to return to Erie Street, crossing an alley along the way.
Turn right onto North Street Erie. A century and a half ago, the Ohio and Erie Canal ran just behind the buildings across the street. Walk to the corner of North Avenue Northeast.
Turn right onto North Avenue and stop at the corner of First Street Northeast.
Continue in the same direction, stopping across from the Paradigm Shift Brewing Company.
Walk on to the corner of Second Street Northeast. Turn right and head back toward Lincoln Way.
Keep walking in the same direction, toward Lincoln Way East, to the corner of Federal Avenue Northeast.
Continue walking toward Lincoln Way, stopping at the corner.
Turn right onto Lincoln Way and walk toward the theatre.
Walk to the corner and cross Lincoln Way to return to the start of your one-mile walk.