Bridgeport in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2001 by the Belmont Eagles Aerie 995, The Bridgeport Community, The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 40° 4.349′ N, 80° 44.466′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 40) and Lincoln Avenue (Ohio Route 7), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. U.S. 250, the Cadiz Pike, joins U.S. 40 here to cross to West Virginia. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgeport OH 43912, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Historic Road in Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Ohio County / State of Ohio (approx. 0.2 miles away in West Virginia); Camp Carlile (approx. ¼ mile away in West Virginia); Charles Ellet, Jr. (approx. 0.7 miles away in West Virginia); Augustus Pollack (approx. 0.8 miles away in West Virginia).
More about this marker. Lincoln Avenue proper (State Route 7) is elevated as it crosses this intersection. This intersection is with a piece of the old Lincoln Avenue, which is now an extension of the southbound off-ramp.
Also see . . . Transportation and athletes important part of Bridgeport's legacy. Article in the Martins Ferry Times Leader. (Submitted on September 3, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,602 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4. submitted on May 4, 2007, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.