Remarkable Ohio


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5-33 Mad River Railroad

Side A: 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.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The Country Connection Club and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Near 322 W. Franklin Street, 
Location: OH 309 West
Latitude: 40.6474180
Longitude: -83.6116150