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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Silver Bridge Collapse

 
 
Site of Silver Bridge Collapse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
1. Site of Silver Bridge Collapse Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Silver Bridge Collapse
when 46 lives were lost
Dec. 15, 1967

Mayor
John C. Musgrave
City Clerk
Patty Burdette
City Council
Jack L. Fowler Harry N. Rhodes
Russell V. Holland Leonard F. Riffle
Howard Lee Miller Delvin J. Simms
Dave Reynolds Wallace Smith, Jr.
Howard Price Everett Grimm

 
Location. 38° 50.667′ N, 82° 8.299′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Point Pleasant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chief Cornstalk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ann Bailey (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Virginia (Mason County) (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Point Pleasant (approx. 0.4 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Andrew Lewis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Point Pleasant Battle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
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Also see . . .
Site of Silver Bridge Collapse image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
2. Site of Silver Bridge Collapse
 The Collapse of the Silver Bridge: NBS Determines Cause. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Virtual Museum (Submitted on May 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,157 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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