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Ohio City in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Successful Automobile

 
 
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By Michael Baker
1. First Successful Automobile Marker
Inscription. First successful automobile built here by John W. Lambert in 1891 Built at this site.
 
Location. 40° 46.286′ N, 84° 36.796′ W. Marker is in Ohio City, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is at the intersection of East Carmean Street and Washington Street when traveling east on East Carmean Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ohio City OH 45874, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Automobile Wreck (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hedges Memorial Park (approx. 5.6 miles away); History of Anthony Shane (approx. 5.8 miles away); Locating, Moving, and Restoration of the Anthony Shane Log House (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hoghe Road Bridge (approx. 6 miles away); Fort Adams (was approx. 6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ohio City.
 
More about this marker. No installation date or organization who installed it are shown on the marker.
 
Also see . . .  John William Lambert - Wikipedia.
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By Michael Baker
2. First Successful Automobile Marker
(Submitted on April 11, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
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By Michael Baker
3. First Successful Automobile Marker
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By Michael Baker
4. First Successful Automobile Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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