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Bellfontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

George Bartholomew

 
 
George Bartholomew Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2008
1. George Bartholomew Marker
Inscription.
The paving of concrete streets in Bellefontaine, Ohio during the 1890's resulted principally from one man's efforts, George Bartholomew.

This statue was presented to the citizens of Logan County by the Concrete industries of Ohio and the United States on Oct. 12, 1991 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1st concrete street in America.
 
Erected 1991 by Concrete Industries of Ohio and the United States.
 
Location. 40° 21.628′ N, 83° 45.579′ W. Marker is in Bellfontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 68) and Court Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker and statue are about 100 feet SW of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oldest Concrete Street in America (a few steps from this marker); War Savings Quota (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of
George Bartholomew Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2008
2. George Bartholomew Statue and Marker
Oldest Concrete Street marker at left.
this marker); Blue Jacket Town (within shouting distance of this marker); First Portland Cement Concrete Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); William H. West (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  Oldest Concrete Street. (Submitted on August 30, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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