Tadmor - Taylorsville Historical

Tadmor - Taylorsville Historical (HM1TJQ)

Location: Vandalia, OH 45377 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 52.635', W 84° 10.163'

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The Historic National Road in Ohio

In the early 19th century, the small community of Tadmor found itself in a most enviable position- it was strategically located at the intersection of the National Road, the Great Miami River, the Miami and Erie Canal, and the Dayton and Michigan Railroad. The town was hopeful
that it would grow and prosper as a transportation hub. As the 20th century approached, river and canal traffic declined in favor of the road and railroad, and successive floods on the Miami River stifled growth.
The catastrophic 1913 flood resulted in the in the construction of a series of flood control dams on the Miami River. Tadmor was finally abandoned when the Miami Conservancy constructed the Taylorsville Dam nearby, routing the National Road across the top of the dam.
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HM NumberHM1TJQ
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Year Placed2010
Placed ByFive Rivers Metro Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 742070 N 4417968
Decimal Degrees39.87725000, -84.16938333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 52.635', W 84° 10.163'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 52' 38.1" N, 84° 10' 9.78" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Great Miami River Recreational Trail, Vandalia OH 45377, US
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