New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Like many others on the road, the bridge was built with well-cut stone and good mortar in the shape of an "S" because it was easier to erect than one thrown straight across an oblique stream.
Erected 1964 by New Concord Garden Club and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-60.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Bridges & Viaducts • Military • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 39° 59.569′ N, 81° 44.784′ W. Marker is in New Concord, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on U.S. 40, on the right when Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fox Creek Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Fox Creek "S" Bridge Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Zane's Trace (within shouting distance of this marker); Findley Settlement (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Glenn (approx. half a mile away); The New Concord Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Muskingum College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birthplace of William Rainey Harper (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Concord.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,344 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 8. submitted on August 3, 2013. 9. submitted on November 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.