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Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Y-Bridge

 

—1902 —

 
Y-Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2008
1. Y-Bridge Marker
Inscription.

World famous part of the Old National Road.

Maintained by Muskingum County.
Marker by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers.
Approved by the Ohio Historical Society.

 
Erected 1974 by Ohio Society of Professional Engineers. Approved by the Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 3-60.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.48′ N, 82° 0.88′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Linden Avenue north of Main Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is on the northern approach to the three-approach bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Y-Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Y-Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bicentennial Legacy Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Vietnam War Memorial (approx.
Marker At the Linden Avenue Approach to the Y-Bridge image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2008
2. Marker At the Linden Avenue Approach to the Y-Bridge
0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Iraqi Conflicts Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Legion Post #29 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lodge of Amity No. 5 Free and Accepted Masons (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
 
Regarding Y-Bridge. The intersection of Linden Avenue with Main Street is on the bridge itself.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The three Zanesville Y-Bridge markers.
 
Also see . . .  Articles About Zanesville Ohio’s Y-Bridges. “Zanesvillians liked to boast that they had a bridge you could cross and still be on the same side of the river you started from (by going from West Main Street to Linden Avenue).” (Submitted on July 26, 2008.) 
 
Aerial View of Y Bridge, Zanesville, Ohio image. Click for full size.
J. J. Prats Postcard Collection, circa 1940
3. Aerial View of Y Bridge, Zanesville, Ohio
Labeled “Genuine Curteich-Chicago ‘C.T. Art-Colortone’ Post Card (Reg. U. S. Pat. Off.”) View is from this end of bridge, with marker location off-frame at the bottom. Compare with aerial view post card on the page of marker at Zane’s Landing Park. In this postcard, the future Zane’s Landing Park (on the left) is occupied by a pair of large factories or warehouses and a water tower.
Y-Bridge From the Linden Avenue Bank of the Muskingum River image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2008
4. Y-Bridge From the Linden Avenue Bank of the Muskingum River
Marker At the Linden Avenue Approach to the Y-Bridge image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2008
5. Marker At the Linden Avenue Approach to the Y-Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 26, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on July 26, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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