Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
— 1902 —
World famous part of the Old National Road.
Maintained by Muskingum County.
Marker by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.
Approved by the Ohio Historical Society.
Erected 1974 by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers. Approved by the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 4-60.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road series lists.
Location. 39° 56.423′ N, 82° 0.765′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south. This marker is on the eastern approach to the three-approach bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Y-Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Y-Bridge The Bicentennial Legacy Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Post #29 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Muskingum County Courthouses (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
Regarding Y-Bridge. The intersection with Linden Avenue is on the bridge itself. The Bridge spans the confluence of the Licking with the Muskingum river.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The three Zanesville Y-Bridge markers.
Also see . . . An Article About Zanesville Ohio’s Y-Bridges. This is the fifth Y-bridge built here. “While the [third] bridge was under construction [in 1832] a flood threatened the supports under the eastern span. Ebenezer Buckingham [the owner of the bridge company] hurried the completion of the work. (Submitted on July 26, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,101 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 6. submitted on March 26, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 7. submitted on January 23, 2015. 8. submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.