Oldest Concrete Street in America : Marker #1-46
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0
N 40° 21.631 W 083° 45.577
17T E 265668 N 4471428
Quick Description: Located on the Logan County courthouse lawn along Court St. in Bellefontaine, OH
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 6/3/2007 9:30:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM1MPK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
Views: 126

Long Description:
America's first concrete streets were those which surrounded this court house. Concrete was first used in 1891 to provide an 8-foot strip along Main Street where horses were hitched. Two years later Court Avenue was paved with concrete made from native marl supplied by the Buckeye Cement Company, 8 miles to the northeast. This marker was erected in 1968 at the 75th anniversary of the paving of Court Street.
Marker Number: 1-46

County: Logan

Significance of Location: Place

Website address: [Web Link]

Additional Coordinate: Not Listed

Additional Coordinate description: Not listed

Bicentenial Mark: Not Listed

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