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Near Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Clarkson Covered Bridge

Sometimes Called Legg Bridge

 
 
Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. This 270 foot bridge was constructed in 1904, destroyed by a flood in 1921 and rebuilt the following year. The only remaining covered bridge in Cullman County, it was restored by the Cullman County Commission in 1975 as an American Revolution Bicentennial Project.

Named to National Register of Historic Places on 6-25-74.
 
Erected 1975 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 12.417′ N, 86° 59.417′ W. Marker is near Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker can be reached from County Road 1043 west of County Road 1117. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cullman AL 35057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle of Hog Mountain (approx. 2.2 miles away); Shady Grove Methodist Church And Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battleground (approx. 6.7 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom - Afghanistan Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Cullman County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cullman.
 
More about this marker.
Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker
The Clarkson Covered Bridge and Park is located about 17 miles west of Interstate 65. Take U.S. Highway 278 West to County Road 1117 turn right then go 1/2 mile turn left onto County Road 1043. Go about another 1/2 mile, bridge and park are on the right.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
3. Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
4. Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
5. Clarkson Covered Bridge
County Road 1043 New Bridge and Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
6. County Road 1043 New Bridge and Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge on the National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
7. Clarkson Covered Bridge on the National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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