Bellefontaine in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Free Servicemen's Canteen, 1942-1946
Erected 2007 by Logan County Historical Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 9-46.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 40° 21.679′ N, 83° 45.824′ W. Marker is in Bellefontaine, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of West Columbus Avenue and Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the east side of a railroad crossing on Columbus Avenue, near the intersection of Columbus Avenue, Garfield Avenue and Elm Street, on the western edge of Bellefontaine's downtown business district. Marker is in this post office area: Bellefontaine OH 43311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Railroad in Logan County (within shouting distance of this marker); General Robert Patterson Kennedy (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Powell Park, the Old Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Home of Blue Jacket (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Concrete Street in America (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Memorial Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Logan County Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Blue Jacket Town (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bellefontaine.
Also see . . . A Brief History - - and - - Old Photos::. Courtesy: canteenbooks.com (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.