Remarkable Ohio


Below is a complete listing of all Ohio Historical Markers. To find a detailed marker listing including text, photographs, and locations, click on a county below. Our listing is updated by the markers program as new markers are installed and older markers are reported damaged or missing.

7-15 Thomas J. Malone Bridge / Gaston’s Mill

Side A: This covered bridge stood in the 1870s over Middle Run, on State Route 154, between Lisbon and Elkton, Elkrun Township. It was converted to a storage shed and moved twice by the Elkrun Township Trustees. Mr. Malone, a covered bridge researcher, found the structure along the Pine Hollow Road and recognized it as a covered bridge. Restoration was completed in 1971.
Side B: Built in 1830 by Samuel Conkle, Gaston’s Mill was owned and operated by eight men chief among them was Philander Gaston. The last operator was Levi Hickman. Power for the mill was originally supplied by water, later by steam and gas engines. Operation was discontinued in the late 1920’s.
Sponsors: Elkrun Township Trustees; Bert Dawson, Jr., Columbiana County Engineer; Columbiana County Historical Association, Columbiana County Forests and Parks Council, The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Near 12021 Echo Dell Road, 
East Liverpool, 
Location: Beaver Creek State Park, on Echo Dell Road at the park with historic buildings
Latitude: 40.7270160
Longitude: -80.6123910