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Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Covered Bridge

 
 
Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. This bridge over Doe River was built early in 1882 at a cost to the county of $3000 for the bridge and $300 for the approaches. The site was chosen by J.J. McCorkle, Wiley Christian and H.M. Rentfro. The committee were Thomas E. Matson, Engineer, W.M. Folsom, J.C. Folson, J.C. Smith, Dr. James M. Cameron and J.M. Simmerly. Dr. E.E. Hunter was contractor and George Lindamood supervisor.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 62.)
 
Location. 36° 20.833′ N, 82° 12.724′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of South Riverside Drive and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on South Riverside Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Powhatan Carter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Duffield Academy (approx. mile away); Carter County's Train History (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Transylvania Purchase
Wide view of the Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of the Covered Bridge Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Watauga Fort (approx. 2.1 miles away); Watauga Purchase (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Covered Bridges in Tennessee - Tennessee Department of Transportation: Elizabethton Covered Bridge. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. TourElizabethton.com - Elizabethton/Carter County Tourism Association. Stretching across the beautifully flowing, clear and cool water of the Doe River, Elizabethton's Covered Bridge is one of Elizabethton's premier and most photographed attractions. (Submitted on August 31, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Covered Bridge (1882) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
3. Covered Bridge (1882)
Interior Detail of the Covered Bridge (1882) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
4. Interior Detail of the Covered Bridge (1882)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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