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

West Liberty Water Works

Water Softening Plant

 

— a WPA project —

 
West Liberty Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 29, 2014
1. West Liberty Water Works Marker
Inscription.  

Water Softening Plant

Erected 1941

West Liberty
Ohio

- - - -

Milton W. Stout - Mayor
Donald McAlexander - Clerk
Board of Trustees of - Public Affairs
Wm. Scarbourogh - President
Joseph W. Craig
Clyde L. Lynn

. . . .

Built in cooperation with
Works Projects
Administration
the
Jennings- Lawrence Co.
Engineers

 
Erected 1941 by Works Projects Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 40° 15.342′ N, 83° 44.761′ W. Marker was in West Liberty, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker was on Pickrelltown Road (Local Route 174) half a mile east of North Detroit Street (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling east. marker
West Liberty Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 29, 2014
2. West Liberty Water Works Marker
marker is on the wall of the building, to the right of the door
is on north wall of red brick building, on south side of road. The water works is on the edge of the West Liberty Village/ Lion's Club Park, between Mad River and Onion Run Ditch. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 522 Pickrelltown Road, West Liberty OH 43357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Onion Ditch Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); West Liberty Lion's Club Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shawnee Nation in Logan County / Shawnee Villages in Logan County (approx. half a mile away); West Liberty World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Hull's Trace (approx. half a mile away); Moluntha (approx. half a mile away); Sherman M. Ricketts (approx. half a mile away); West Liberty Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Liberty.
 
West Liberty Water Works image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 29, 2014
3. West Liberty Water Works
looking back west on Pickrelltown Road, from Onion Run Ditch
West Liberty Water Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, March 5, 2020
4. West Liberty Water Works Marker
The building has been torn down, replaced by new plant. Marker was removed and placed in storage.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   4. submitted on March 5, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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