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

Site of the First Automobile Wreck

 
 
Site of the First Automobile Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
1. Site of the First Automobile Wreck Marker
Inscription. First successful automobile built here by John W. Lambert in 1891. Site of the first automobile wreck.
 
Location. 40° 46.29′ N, 84° 37.003′ W. Marker is in Ohio City, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker is at the intersection of West Carmean Street and Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west on West 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. First Successful Automobile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.7 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. 6.6 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.
 
Also see . . .  John W. Lambert - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on April 11, 2018, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Site of the First Automobile Wreck Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Site of the First Automobile Wreck 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 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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