Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First Portland Cement Concrete Street
Cement concrete street built
in the United States.
Constructed in 1891
Here started the Better Roads
Movement which has given our
citizens from coast to coast
swift and sure transportation
Erected 1941 by Bellfontaine Junior Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 40° 21.658′ N, 83° 45.557′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is on Columbus Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the north grounds 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. Blue Jacket Town (a few steps from this marker); Logan County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); William H. West (within shouting distance of this marker); War Savings Quota (within shouting distance of this marker); The Honorable William Lawrence (within Oldest Concrete Street in America (within shouting distance of this marker); George Bartholomew (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Bellefontaine.
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