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Near Marathon in Monroe County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Seven-Mile Historic Bridge

 
 
Seven-Mile Historic Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 17, 2008
1. Seven-Mile Historic Bridge Marker
Inscription. Constructed between 1908 & 1912 as a railway bridge. The bridge was modified in 1935 for the use of automobiles until 1982.
 
Location. 24° 42.422′ N, 81° 7.456′ W. Marker is near Marathon, Florida, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 1 at milepost 73, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 1. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marathon FL 33050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stained Glass Windows of St. Columba Episcopal Church (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding Seven-Mile Historic Bridge. Among the longest bridges in existence when it was built, it is one of the many bridges on US 1 in the Keys, where the road is called the Overseas Highway.
 
Also see . . .
1. Seven Mile Bridge. Description and history of the Florida Keys Seven Mile Bridge. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Florida Keys: The Old Seven Mile Bridge in Marathon. Describes beauty and recreational opportunites of the Seven Mile Bridge today. It's a great place to walk or ride your bicycle. (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

3. Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run
Seven-Mile Bridge Sign image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 17, 2008
2. Seven-Mile Bridge Sign
. Website for the Marathon Runners' Club Annual 7 Mile Bridge Run (Submitted on September 3, 2012, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Seven-Mile Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 16, 2015
3. Seven-Mile Bridge
Seven-Mile Bridge Dedication Placard image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 17, 2008
4. Seven-Mile Bridge Dedication Placard
Dedicated in recognition of the Honorable Florida State Representative Bernie C. Papy whose untiring efforts and dedicated service contributed greatly to the growth and development of the Florida Keys by 1983 Florida Legislature
Seven Mile Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, April 17, 2008
5. Seven Mile Bridge
The old Seven Mile Bridge was replaced by the new US Overseas Highway 1 bridge, (adjacent), and is now used for recreational purposes only: walking, hiking, fishing and enjoying the natural beauty of the ocean.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   3. submitted on , by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida.   4, 5. submitted on , by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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