Near Gomer in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The structure was a spandrell filled reinforced concrete arch consisting of three equal 70 foot clear spans supporting a 28 foot wide deck. The decorative railing, called a balustrade, consisted of concrete spindles and cap.
At the time of removal in 2007, this structure had served the travelling public for 75 years. This monument is a tribute to the incredible workmanship of our forefathers and commemorates this magnificent strucutre that was a vital link on the Lincoln Highway, which was America's first transcontinental automobile route.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
Location. 40° 50.861′ N, 84° 11.702′ W. Marker is near Gomer, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Lincoln Highway half a mile west of Gomer Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gomer OH 45809, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other 1833 Gomer, Ohio (approx. 0.7 miles away); Snow Cruiser Crash Site (approx. 1.1 miles away); Founders and Patriots of Allen County, Ohio (approx. 5.7 miles away); Allen County’s First Settlement (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Henry Boose Site (approx. 6.6 miles away); Fort Jennings (approx. 6.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Jennings (approx. 6.6 miles away); Truro Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gomer.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.