Eisenhower Interstate System
On June 29,1956, President Eisenhower signed the
historic legislation that created the National System of
Interstate and Defense Highways and the Federal
Highway Trust Fund. The pay-as-you-go mechanism
through which U.S. motorists have funded the
construction and upkeep of the U.S. highway system.
Today, that system stands as a monument to
Eisenhower's vision as a young Army officer - a legacy
of safety and mobility that has brought all Americans
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 1956.
Location. 39° 56.45′
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 Eisenhower Interstate System (here, next to this marker); Wreck of the Shenandoah (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Wreck of the Shenandoah (approx. 2.4 miles away); Senecaville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cambridge (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lore City (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lore City Honor Roll (approx. 5 miles away); Peacock Road (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on February 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photo 1. submitted on February 5, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.