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Brandt in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Old National Road

 
 
The Old National Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
1. The Old National Road Marker
Inscription.
You are now traveling U.S. 40, the Old National Road, used in the westward expansion of our country. In 1837 notice was given that this section of the road would be constructed. A toll house was located at the east edge of Brandt.
 
Erected 1976 by Bethel Township, Miami County Citizens and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 54.174′ N, 84° 5.162′ W. Marker is in Brandt, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is at the intersection of National Road (U.S. 40) and Ohio Route 201, on the left when traveling east on National Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7045 E. U.S. Route 40 (Gethsemane Brethren Church), New Carlisle OH 45344, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phoneton (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Phoneton (approx. 2.6 miles away); Honey Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); John Paul, First White Settler in Clark County, Ohio
The Old National Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 6, 2010
2. The Old National Road Marker
Looking west across Ohio Route 201.
(approx. 3.5 miles away); Honey Creek Presbyterian Historical Marker (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gordon I. Henslee (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Village of Tadmor / The National Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Taylorsville (approx. 4.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The National Road. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. National Road in Ohio. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bethel Township Historical Society. (Submitted on March 8, 2010, 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 708 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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