Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Constructed: 1886-1889 Dedicated: 2009
Location. 41° 42.63′ N, 73° 56.677′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Click for map. Bridge and marker are accessible only by foot, from the western terminus in Highland (Ulster County) or the eastern terminus in Poughkeepsie (Dutchess County). Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walkway Loop Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walkway Over the Hudson (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Queen City of the Hudson (approx. 0.3 River That Flows Both Ways (approx. 0.4 miles away); Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Dongan (approx. half a mile away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.8 miles away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Regarding Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge. The bridge is also known as the Walkway over the Hudson and the Hudson Valley Rail-Trail.
Also see . . .
1. Library of Congress - Historic American Engineering Record. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the Poughkeepsie Bridge. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels •
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