ALERT: This marker was inadvertently numbered 1-1. There is another 1-1 in Adams County, 'Bradford Tavern 1804.'
- Title, side A
- Wreck of the Shenandoah
- Text, side A
- Wind increasing in volume. Get no chance to . . These were the last words from the doomed Navy airship Shenandoah, caught in a violent storm and crashing 7 miles southwest of this spot near Ava at dawn, September 3, 1925. Fourteen of its crew were killed. While souvenir hunters stripped the wreckage, a nation questioned the value of huge, rigid dirigibles, the last crashing in 1935. Smaller blimps replaced the dirigible as America's lighter-than-air sentinels of the sky.
- The Ohio Historical Society
- I-77 south of I-70 at SB rest area just past Exit 37
Pleasant City, OH 43772