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Ohio City in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ohio City

 
 
Ohio City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
1. Ohio City Marker
Inscription.  First successful automobile produced here by John W. Lambert 1891
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 40° 46.421′ N, 84° 37.286′ W. Marker is in Ohio City, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is on North Shane Street (Ohio Route 118) just south of Lambert Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15921 N Shane St, Ohio City OH 45874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 155 Howitzer (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Township Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the First Automobile Wreck (approx. 0.3 miles away); Van Wert County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); John W. Lambert (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Successful Automobile
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(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Ohio City (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ohio City.
 
Ohio City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 22, 2022
2. Ohio City Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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