Mile Marker - #2-7
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
N 40° 03.801 W 081° 00.882
17T E 498746 N 4434788
Quick Description: Conveniently located at an I-70 rest stop, an old National Road mile marker has been "transplanted" for our edification via this Historic Marker.
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2006 7:54:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMYD9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member maggieszoo
Views: 47

Long Description:
Marker Text: The earliest highway signs along the National Road (Route 40) in Ohio were milestones located at one-mile intervals along the north side of the roadway. Each stone indicated the distance to Cumberland, Maryland, the eastern terminus of the National Road, and to the nearest cities and villages for both east and westbound travelers.

The posted coordinates refer to the historical sign at the eastbound rest area. There is also a matching sign at the westbound rest area at N40° 03.884' W081° 00.699'.
Marker Number: 2-7

County: Belmont

Significance of Location: Thing

Additional Coordinate description:
Zanesville was on the marker. Never thought to get the coordinates. Looks like 5 miles to Zanesville.

Bicentenial Mark: no

Website address: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

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