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Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone

The Dayton Cut-Off from the Old National Road

 
 
Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 5, 2016
1. Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker
Inscription. Cumberland 337 Mi
Columbus 88 Indianapolis 96
Dayton 11 ½ Eaton 12
Site of a milestone on the old Dayton Western Turnpike Road which opened for toll August 1841 providing pioneers an alternative to the National Road for travel to the western frontiers of the United States.
 
Erected 1978 by New Lebanon Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 44.734′ N, 84° 24.196′ W. Marker is in New Lebanon, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Dayton Eaton Pike (U.S. 35), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 885 West Main Street, New Lebanon OH 45345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles F. Shimp (approx. mile away); Farmersville Fire Department Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away); Farmersville War Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Winter Zellar (Zero) Swartsel (approx. 5.3 miles away); "Battlefield Cross" (approx. 7 miles away); Joseph Justin Heltsley (approx. 7 miles away); Thomas Franklin Herkins (approx. 7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. National
Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 5, 2016
2. Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker
Road

 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 5, 2016
3. Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker
Marker as seen from a distance. Main Street / US 35 is the old Dayton- Eaton Pike. Just west of Springfield Rt 4 cuts off towards Dayton, and Rt 35 brings it back to Rt 40 near the Indiana State Line.
Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 5, 2016
4. Dayton Western Turnpike Milestone Marker
Detail of the marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 21, 2016.
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