The Historic National Road in Ohio
After World War II, tourist courts slipped in popularity, supplanted by the motel (“motor hotel”). The motel was new, modern and had an efficient design that less was expensive to construct and maintain. In 1956, the advent of the Interstate highway system prompted the decline of the “mom
Erected 2014 by The Ohio National Road Association, Inc.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 39° 58.605′ N, 81° 49.368′ W. Marker is near Norwich, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Old National Road (U.S. 40), on the left when traveling east. In front of the Baker’s Motel Norwich, Ohio; east of exit 164, off I-70. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8855 East Pike, 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 Historic National Road (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mile Markers (about 500 feet away); The Historic National Road in Ohio (about 500 feet away); Zane’s Trace Bridge (about 500 feet away); Warren Pony Truss Bridge (about 500 feet away); Salt Creek Bridge/Timber Covered Bridges (approx. 1.8 miles away); First Traffic Fatality in Ohio / The National Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Eisenhower Interstate System (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
Additional keywords. Old National
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles • War, World II •
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.