Van Wert in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
First County Library in the United States
John Sanford Brumback
In recognition of his gift, this memorial was erected by the Kiwanis Club of Van Wert.
Erected 1951 by Kiwanis Club of Van Wert.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education • Notable Buildings.
Location. 40° 52.184′ N, 84° 35.085′ W. Marker is in Van Wert, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Highway 118), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 West Main Street, Van Wert OH 45891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brumback Library (a few steps from this marker); The Historic Lincoln Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Wert Gazebo (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hoghe Road Bridge (approx. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Company D, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wert.
Also see . . . A Brief History of the Brumback County Library. (Submitted on October 14, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 860 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.