DescriptionLima (LYE-ma) gained national attention in 1933 when members of John Dillinger's gang murdered the town sheriff. The shooting precipitated a nationwide manhunt that led to the gangster's death in Chicago.
Lincoln Park , at the intersection of Shawnee and E. Elm streets, offers picnic facilities and a display of the last steam locomotive built at Lima Locomotive Works and an 1895 country railroad station.
The Veterans Memorial Freedom Flag Monument, 1191 Buckeye Rd., is the largest free-standing permanent flag in the United States. Each tower is made of red, white and blue granite “bricks” engraved to honor our nation’s veterans.
Visitor InfoLima/Allen County Convention & Visitors Bureau 144 S. Main St. Suite 101 LIMA, OH 45801. Phone:(419)222-6075 or (888)222-6075
ShoppingLima Mall (Lima Center), off I-75 exit 125 on SR 309W at 2400 Elida Rd., features JCPenney, Macy's and Sears.
Things to SeeAllen County Museum