Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of First Wendy's Restaurant
Erected 2007 by Wendy's International and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 104-25.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 15, 1969.
Location. 39° 57.771′ N, 82° 59.639′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 40) and 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Discovery Park (a few steps from this marker); St. Joseph Cathedral (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Starling Medical College and St. Francis Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Breathing Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Underground Railroad / Black Conductors of Columbus (approx. ¼ mile away); Columbus Main Library / Judge Noah Swayne Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Former Federal Court Building and Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . .
1. Closing of the original Wendy's restaurant. (Submitted on December 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dave Thomas Biography. (Submitted on December 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 3,941 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on September 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.