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Chesapeake City in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Long Bridge

 
 
Long Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 21, 2010
1. Long Bridge Marker
Inscription. A section of this fence was originally a railing on both sides of the "Long Bridge". this steel bridge, pictured here in 1906 was a center-pivot span operated manually with a large crank. It connected City Dock (now Pell Gardens) to the Causeway (now Corps of Engineers; property. It was constructed in 1829 and removed in 1931. The bridge tender Mr. Rube Hevelow lived in a home on 400 George Street. and a railing was used for fencing on that property.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Chesapeake City Historic District marker series.
 
Location. 39° 31.65′ N, 75° 48.711′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake City, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Bohemia Avenue. Click for map. Located near entrance to Pell Gardens. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake City MD 21915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bayard House (here, next to this marker); Pell Gardens (a few steps from this marker); Cropper House (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); A Historic Hub of Commerce (within shouting distance
Long Bridge Railing image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 21, 2010
2. Long Bridge Railing
of this marker); Shipwatch Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Brady-Rees House (within shouting distance of this marker); National Bank of Chesapeake City (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chesapeake City.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 724 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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