Shawnee Bridge

Shawnee Bridge (HMBBM)

Location: Piqua, OH 45356 Miami County
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N 40° 8.724', W 84° 14.345'

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City of Piqua, Ohio

— 1915 - 2005 —

The 1915 Shawnee (Lorimer) Bridge was dedicated in part to the forty-four men, women and children who lost their lives in the 1913 flood. The waters of the Great Miami River broke free from their banks on March 25, 1913 and devastated the areas of East Piqua, Shawnee, and Rossville. Flood waters reached heights in excess of twenty feet in some Piqua locations, destroying homes, businesses, factories and the previous iron truss Shawnee Bridge.

Dedicated to the Piqua victims of the 1913 Flood
Year Placed2005
Placed ByCity of Piqua
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 735185 N 4447550
Decimal Degrees40.14540000, -84.23908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.724', W 84° 14.345'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 43.44" N, 84° 14' 20.70" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1617 E Main St, Piqua OH 45356, US
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