Mad River Railroad

Mad River Railroad (HMF5L)

Location: Kenton, OH 43326 Hardin County
Buy Ohio State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 40° 38.844', W 83° 36.696'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 658 views
Inscription
In 1832 a charter was granted by the State of Ohio for construction of a railroad between Sandusky City and Dayton. The right-of-way privileges included Hardin County. The first train, of the Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad, arrived in Kenton from Sandusky on July 14, 1846. The railroad was completed to Dayton in 1851. The depot on this site was erected in 1882.
Details
HM NumberHMF5L
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Tags
Marker Number5-33
Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe Country Connection Club and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 279182 N 4502895
Decimal Degrees40.64740000, -83.61160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 38.844', W 83° 36.696'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 38' 50.64" N, 83° 36' 41.76" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)419, 937, 567
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 326-350 W Franklin St, Kenton OH 43326, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?