Near Ava in Noble County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
September 3, 1925
Control Car - Site One
Erected 1976 by Noble County Bicentennial Commission.
Location. 39° 50.351′ N, 81° 32.333′ W. Marker is near Ava, Ohio, in Noble County. Marker is on Shenandoah Road (County Route 112), on the right. Touch for map. Memorial is about two miles ENE of Ava, east of I-77, and about a mile south of intersection with Nicholson Road. Marker is in this post office area: Ava OH 43711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named U.S.S. Shenandoah (approx. 1.9 miles away); Crash of the USS Shenandoah / Lighter-Than-Air Flight (approx. 2 miles away); Claude L. Wilson (approx. 3.5 miles away); Wreck of the Shenandoah (approx. 4.6 miles away); John Gray (approx. 5.1 miles away); VFW Post #4721 Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Noble County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.5 miles away); Robert T. Secrest (approx. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ava.
Regarding U.S.S. Shenandoah. This is the site where the control car plummeted to earth.
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.