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

The First Concrete Street in America

 
 
The First Concrete Street in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 13, 2017
1. The First Concrete Street in America Marker
Inscription. This pavement is a replica of the original test strip placed in 1891 by George W. Bartholomew
 
Erected 2017 by Bellefontaine City Council.
 
Location. 40° 21.63′ N, 83° 45.594′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 68) and Court Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 South Main, Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Bartholomew (a few steps from this marker); Oldest Concrete Street in America (within shouting distance of this marker); War Savings Quota (within shouting distance of this marker); Logan County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Memorial Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Jacket Town (within shouting distance of this marker); First Portland Cement Concrete Street (within shouting distance of this marker); William H. West (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
 
Categories. ArchitectureRoads & Vehicles
 
The First Concrete Street in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 13, 2017
2. The First Concrete Street in America Marker
Full view of site
The First Concrete Street in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 13, 2017
3. The First Concrete Street in America Marker
Marker as seen from East Court Street
The First Concrete Street in America Marker image. Click for full size.
By Reuben Mees, Bellefontaine Examiner, July 12, 2017
4. The First Concrete Street in America Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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