Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
World famous part of the Old National Road.
Maintained by Muskingum County.
Marker by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.
Approved by the Ohio Historical Society.
Erected 1974 by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers. Approved by the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-60.)
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° 56.48′ N, 82° 0.88′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Linden Avenue north of Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is on the northern approach to the three-approach bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Y-Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bicentennial Legacy Monument Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Post #29 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zanesville.
Regarding Y-Bridge. The intersection of Linden Avenue with Main Street is on the bridge itself.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The three Zanesville Y-Bridge markers.
Also see . . . Articles About Zanesville Ohio’s Y-Bridges. “Zanesvillians liked to boast that they had a bridge you could cross and still be on the same side of the river you started from (by going from West Main Street to Linden Avenue).” (Submitted on July 26, 2008.)
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