Snow Cruiser Crash Site

Snow Cruiser Crash Site (HM1HPL)

Location: Lima, OH 45807 Allen County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 50.512', W 84° 10.512'

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On October 28, 1939, while being driven to Boston, Admiral Richard Byrd's polar exploration vehicle ran off the Lincoln Highway and crashed into Pike Run, drawing large crowds and putting Gomer in the national spotlight.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByOhio Lincoln Highway League and the Gomer Welsh Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 8th, 2014 at 3:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 738151 N 4525043
Decimal Degrees40.84186667, -84.17520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 50.512', W 84° 10.512'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 50' 30.72" N, 84° 10' 30.72" W
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Area Code(s)419
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3766-3768 US Route 30, Lima OH 45807, US
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