Lima in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Servicemen's Free Canteen
Erected 2007 by Allen County Historical Society, Lima Community Foundation, City of Lima Utilities Department, Downtown Lima, Inc., and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Patriots & PatriotismWar, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II • Women. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 40° 44.691′ N, 84° 6.14′ W. Marker is in Lima, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on Central Avenue, in the median. Marker is adjacent to the west facade of the former Pennsylvania Railroad passenger station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 424 N Central Avenue, Lima OH 45801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allen County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site Of Lima's First Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allen County, Ohio (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic House (approx. ¼ mile away); Faurot Opera House (approx. ¼ mile away); Ohio's First Electric Street Car Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Interurban Era (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lima.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,437 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.