Salt Fork Creek S-Bridge 1903
Follow the trail those early pioneers took from the Ohio River to beyond New Concord and visit four S-Bridges and two stone bridges along Route 40. While you can no longer drive on any of these S-Bridges, you can walk on their bricks and think back to the difficult times those early pioneers must have faced as they headed to Ohio and westward.
Brick road and stone walls at Peter’s Creek
“The Main Street of America” began as a dirt road. Next, they tried logs and many called it a Corduroy Road, but it was very rough. Crushed stone was added called macadam and finally, much of it was paved with bricks.
National Road bridge diorama at National Road/Zane Grey Museum
The National Road was one of the first paved roads across the state of Ohio. While…
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