Belmont in Belmont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1973 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 40° 3.884′ N, 81° 0.7′ W. Marker is in Belmont, Ohio, in Belmont County. Marker is on Interstate 70, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at the Interstate 70 westbound rest area, just east of Belmont. Marker is in this post office area: Belmont OH 43718, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State of Ohio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Mile Marker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morristown (approx. 2.7 miles away); Harley E. Warrick Governor Arthur St. Clair 1734-1818 (approx. 6 miles away); Belmont County Revolutionary War Veterans (approx. 6 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients of Belmont County (approx. 6 miles away); Milestone Marks where Extension of National Road... (approx. 6 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is a one-sided marker. The back has no inscription.
Regarding Mile Marker. National Road mile markers were the responsibility of the individual states and each state’s marker was shaped differently and constructed from different materials. All showed the distance from Cumberland and to the nearest city in each direction.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 400 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.