Ohio City in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of the First Automobile Wreck
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
Location. 40° 46.29′ N, 84° 37.003′ W. Marker is in Ohio City, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is at the intersection of West Carmean Street and Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west on West Carmean Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ohio City OH 45874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Wert County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John W. Lambert (about 600 feet away); First Successful Automobile (approx. 0.2 miles away); 155 Howitzer (approx. Ό mile away); Ohio City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Liberty Township Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Ohio City (approx. half a mile away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ohio City.
Also see . . . John W. Lambert - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on April 11, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. 3. submitted on January 24, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.