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Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Shirk’s Logan Tire Co.

 
 
Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 11, 2021
1. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker
Inscription.  Built for Frank W. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. in 1928, which he owned and operated until 1956. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. served as the primary tire and car service for Bellefontaine throughout the Great Depression and World War Two. This building sits across the street from the Gorgeous Canby Building.
 
Erected 2021 by Liberty National Bank.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 21.584′ N, 83° 45.638′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West Chillicothe Avenue and South Canby Street, on the left when traveling west on West Chillicothe Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 W Chillicothe Ave, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Canby Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Strand / The Belle Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The G.C. Murphy Building (about 300 feet away); General Robert Patterson Kennedy
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(about 300 feet away); The Patterson Block (about 300 feet away); The First Concrete Street in America (about 300 feet away); The Grand Opera House and Opera Block (about 300 feet away); The Historic Post Office of Bellefontaine (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 11, 2021
2. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker
Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 11, 2021
3. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker
the Shirk Building, from across the street
Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, November 11, 2021
4. Shirk’s Logan Tire Co. Marker
the "cap-stone" in the facade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 11, 2021, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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