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Norwich in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Norwich

 
 
Norwich Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 3, 2022
1. Norwich Marker
Inscription.  The 1835 scene of the first recorded traffic fatality in Ohio, an overturned stagecoach
 
Erected by Ohio Historical Society, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio Bicentennial Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersRoads & 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 1835.
 
Location. 39° 58.817′ N, 81° 48.044′ W. Marker is in Norwich, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Norwich Drive near Alternate Interstate 70, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10050 Norwich Dr, Norwich OH 43767, 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. The Ralph Hardesty Stone House (approx. half a mile away); First Traffic Fatality in Ohio / The National Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memory of Christopher Baldwin (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Norwich (approx. one mile
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away); Motels (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Historic National Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Historic National Road in Ohio (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mile Markers (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
 
Norwich Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 3, 2022
2. Norwich Marker
Norwich Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 3, 2022
3. Norwich Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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