Zoarville in Tuscarawas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fink Through Truss Bridge
Erected 2000 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Longaberger Company, the Camp Tuscazoar Foundation, and the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 10-79.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mineral City OH 44656, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio and Erie Canal (approx. 2.6 miles away); Zoar Town Hall / Zoar and The Ohio & Erie Canal (approx. 2.8 miles away); Zoar Village (approx. 2.8 miles away); Zoar Garden (approx. 2.8 miles away); Zoar Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); In Commemoration of Our Patriot Ancestors (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fort Laurens (approx. 5.3 miles away); Reeves Steel World War II Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away).
Regarding Zoarville Station. The bridge itself is approximately 1/4 mile southeast of the marker.
Also see . . .
1. Zoarville Station Bridge. The Historical American Buildings Survey record for the bridge. Significance: The Zoarville Station Bridge is the only Fink through truss known to exist in the United States. Originally part of a three span bridge, it was constructed by the firm of Smith, Latrobe, and Company of Baltimore, Maryland, one of the most important bridge building companies in the United States (Submitted on October 17, 2010.)
2. Zoarville Station Bridge. The Camp Tuscazoar Website offers information on the bridge, its restoration, placement on the National Register of Historic Places and additional photos. (Submitted on October 29, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by David Tschantz of Smithville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 9, 2010, by David Tschantz of Smithville, Ohio. 2. submitted on March 16, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 17, 2010. 4. submitted on October 20, 2010, by David Tschantz of Smithville, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.