Near Ava in Noble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
September 3, 1925
Control Car - Site One
Erected 1976 by Noble County Bicentennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Disasters.
Location. 39° 50.351′ N, 81° 32.333′ W. Marker is near Ava, Ohio, in Noble County. Marker is on Shenandoah Road (County Route 112), on the right. Memorial is about two miles ENE of Ava, east of I-77, and about a mile south of intersection with Nicholson Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ava OH 43711, 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. A different marker also named U.S.S. Shenandoah (approx. 1.9 miles away); Crash of the USS Shenandoah / Lighter-Than-Air Flight (approx. 2 miles away); Claude L. Wilson (approx. 3˝ miles away); Wreck of the Shenandoah (approx. 4.6 miles away); John Gray (approx. 5.1 miles away); VFW Post #4721 Veterans Memorial Noble County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6˝ miles away); Robert T. Secrest (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ava.
Regarding U.S.S. Shenandoah. This is the site where the control car plummeted to earth.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.