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Minerva in Stark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

William Pennock

 
 
William Pennock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 9, 2020
1. William Pennock Marker
Inscription.  In 1880 William Pennock patented and manufactured the first steel railway car in the United States
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway series list.
 
Location. 40° 43.911′ N, 81° 5.927′ W. Marker is in Minerva, Ohio, in Stark County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 30) and Preston Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Lincoln Highway. marker is in Minerva Municipal Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 E Lincoln Hwy, Minerva OH 44657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Minerva Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mark's Dairy Bar on Lincoln Way (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Minerva East Lawn Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Minerva Ohio First Gas Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors (approx. 0.3 miles away);
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The Great Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charles E. Wilson (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Great Trail (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Minerva.
 
William Pennock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 9, 2020
2. William Pennock Marker
full view of marker
William Pennock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 9, 2020
3. William Pennock Marker
Lincoln Highway logo on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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