Stories tagged with: National Road

March 2, 2012 - 11:34am
2 years 6 weeks ago

Customers of Community Bank will soon have one more location to complete their business.

The bank is currently in the process of developing their 8th location, at the corner of State Route 83 and U.S 40.

The development will be named "Community Commons" and be designed to appreciate the history of New Concord.

"I've always kind of been an Ohio history buff," said Steen. "National Road was always important to me, so when we found this...

August 3, 2011 - 12:47pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshal's office has ruled one of Tuesday's fires on National Road as arson.

Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators have determined that the fire at a trailer home at 5971 National Road was intentionally set.
 

No one was home at the time of the fire which broke out just before 5:00 a.m. Tuesday.
 

Cartmill says a second fire reported about 10 minutes later at vacant house at 6130 National Road has not been ruled arson at...

August 2, 2011 - 4:43pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshal's office has been called in to investigate two separate fires on National Road early Tuesday morning.

Falls Township Fire Chief J.D. Johnson says around 4:30 his department responded to the scene of a fire at a trailer home at 5971 National Road. No one was home at the time.

Johnson says firefighters managed to quickly put out the fire which did minimal damage to the home.
 

He says while on the scene of that fire they received a...

March 28, 2011 - 9:22pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

2011 marks the bicentennial building of the National Road and one group of citizens in southeast Ohio is hoping to do something about it.

Meeting with the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday afternoon, concerned citizen Dr. Lorle Porter wasn't asking for funding from the commissioners, she was asking permission, to raise awareness to the public of such a historical road.

"We've asked the commissioners approval and we've talked to the county engineer, mr. Davis about...

October 6, 2010 - 5:49pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

Take a cruise along the Historic National Road and support the animal shelter.

This Saturday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the National Road East Fall Festival will host various fall activities along the roadway.

"Lots of businesses located along National Road 40 and lots of sales and fun activities for children. Pumpkin carving, pumpkin painting, and free caramel corn so lots of food, lots of activities, lots of fun involved," says Kelly Ashby, Vice...

September 18, 2010 - 4:43pm
3 years 30 weeks ago

The Ohio National Road Association made a stop at the Nelson T. Gant House to reveal a special addition to the property.

The ONRA was approved for a $200,000 grant to install interpretive signs along the National Road's historic sites. Today, the Gant House was 11th site to receive this honor.

"They would like to see people come out and view a taste of history along the National 40 Road," says Dick Watiker, President of the Nelson T. Gant Foundation.

The...

October 12, 2009 - 12:23pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

One of the nation's most historic roadways showcases what it has to offer this weekend.

Those looking to take a leisurely fall drive along East 40 will see many activities for the family, like pumpkin painting, home cooked food and store specials at many of the businesses.

"It's a wonderful way to showcase the wonderful businesses that are located along 40 East National Road," explained Kelly Ashby chamber of commerce vice president. "A way for them to...

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