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Ripley in Jackson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Staats Mill Covered Bridge

 
 
Staats Mill Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Staats Mill Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. Built in 1887 over Tug Fork of Mill Creek and named for Enoch Statts' mill. Jackson Co. Court paid local builder H.T. Hartley $904 to erect "Long" truss wooden superstructure. Total cost of original 97 ft. bridge with stone abutments and approaches was $1724. Removed from Staats Mill and restored to original specifications on new abutment at this site in 1983 cost in excess of $104,000.
 
Erected 1983 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 47.666′ N, 81° 41.231′ W. Marker is in Ripley, West Virginia, in Jackson County. Marker is on FFA Drive east of Cedar Creek Drive (County Route 25), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 82 FFA Drive, Ripley WV 25271, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Casto Hole (a few steps from this marker); Ripley (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Ripley (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ripley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Partisan Raid (approx. 2.2 miles away); Brother Harry Ripley
Staats Mill Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
2. Staats Mill Covered Bridge Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Staats Mill Bridge (approx. 5 miles away); Kenna (approx. 8.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ripley.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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