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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ninth Street Bridge

(Rachel Carson Bridge)

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
Ninth Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 5, 2011
1. Ninth Street Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Ninth Street Bridge
Department of Public Works, Allegheny County, Engineers

 
Erected 1927 by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 26.736′ N, 79° 59.945′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Ninth Street and Fort Duquesne Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Ninth Street. Click for map. Ninth Street Bridge spans the Allegheny River from downtown Pittsburgh to the North Shore. Also known as the Rachel Carson Bridge in recognition of the environmentalist who was born and lived near Pittsburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seventh Street Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Lafayette (about 700 feet away); The Three Sisters Bridges (about 700 feet away); Sisters of Mercy (about 800 feet away); The Pittsburgh Agreement (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Benedum Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick J Osterling Office & Studio (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allegheny Cotton Mill Strikes (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Ninth Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 5, 2011
2. Ninth Street Bridge Marker

1. Ninth Street Bridge (Rachel Carson Bridge). Historic Bridges Database (Submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Rachel Carson at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on October 5, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Ninth Street Bridge Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 5, 2011
3. Ninth Street Bridge Dedication Plaque
Rachel Carson Bridge Banner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 5, 2011
4. Rachel Carson Bridge Banner
Placed at various points across the bridge
Ninth Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 5, 2011
5. Ninth Street Bridge
Taken from Riverfront Park on Pittsburgh's North Shore
Rachel Carson image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1944
6. Rachel Carson
Author of Silent Spring
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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