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Belle Vernon in Wyandot County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Parker Bridge

Built in 1873

 
 
Parker Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 5, 2019
1. Parker Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Bridge Destroyed by fire 5-17-91

Cross Over The Bridge Committee formed 7-29-91 to raise $150,000 to restore the Parker Bridge & also the Swartz Bridge.

Committee's goal was achieved and the bridge was dedicated 10-25-92 Federal & State proclamations were issued.

Heartfelt thanks to all contributors.

Brick & engraving by J.A. Miller Tile Co.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 40° 54.165′ N, 83° 14.671′ W. Marker is in Belle Vernon, Ohio, in Wyandot County. Marker is on Everhart Road (Local Highway 40) 0.2 miles Highway 37, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6028 Everheart Road, Sycamore OH 44882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tarhe (approx. half a mile away); Battle Island (approx. 3.1 miles away); Upper Sandusky (approx. 4˝ miles away); Colonel William Crawford / The 1782 Sandusky Campaign

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(approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Upper Sandusky (approx. 4.6 miles away); Colonel Crawford (approx. 4.6 miles away); "Enjoy The Day” Bench (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wyandot County's WWI Veterans Memorial Bench (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Parker Covered Bridge. (Submitted on February 1, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio.)
 
Parker Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 5, 2019
2. Parker Bridge Marker
Parker Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 5, 2019
3. Parker Bridge Marker
Parker Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 5, 2019
4. Parker Bridge Marker
Parker Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 5, 2019
5. Parker Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 1, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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