When Goodyear Tire & Rubber founder F.A. Seiberling and his wife, Gertrude, outgrew their former residence, they commissioned the construction of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. The sprawling 70-acre estate drew leading luminaries in arts, entertainment, and politics, and not simply for its ornate Tudor Revival architecture. Stan Hywet regularly hosted gatherings to address important social challenges of the day. In fact, a discussion held at the estate between Seiberling's daughter-in-law Henrietta, along with Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob, led to the creation of the famed sobriety fellowship, Alcoholics Anonymous.