BIG BOOK STUDY
Akron AA Sites
Big Book Study
Akron AA has put together a great general map of all the Akron sites.
Henrietta Seiberling’s home where Bob & Bill first met. Dr. Bob told his wife 15 minutes max. Dr. Bob and Bill W. talked for 6 hours!
“AA Group #1” met here after moving from Dr. Bob’s house on Ardmore Ave. Please respect the privacy of this elementary school.
Currently The Law Building.
The home of Dr. Bod and Anne Smith. Dr. Bob was a co-founder of A.A. and their home is a must see for alcoholics visiting Akron.
The first alcoholic ward where Dr. Bob & Sister Ignatia worked to help 5,000 alcoholics. Memorial in the chapel on the second floor.
Akron Central Office has a great archives as well as the giant Man on the Bed stained glass window. Go visit!
Rev. Tunks was responsible for Bill calling Henrietta. The call came to his rectory at the corner of Casterton Ave. & Edgerton Rd (Private residence).
No longer a Hotel, this is the place Bill W. made that phone call that led to him meeting Dr. Bob which led to the birth of A.A.
Resting place of Dr. Bob & Anne Plot: Section 21, Lot 65, Grave 7
Bill D. (A.A. #3), Gravesite Plot: Section F, Lot 517, Grave 3.
The “Drunk Squad“ of the Oxford Group met here before moving to Dr. Bob’s home (Private residence).