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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harrisburg Covered Bridge

 
 
Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
1. Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. 400 yards south, this bridge was built over the East Fork of the Little Pigeon River in 1875 by Elbert Stephenson Early, an area resident who owned Newport Mills. The bridge had deteriorated and its loss was threatened until it was restored in 1972 through the joint efforts of the Great Smokies Chapter and the Spencer Clack Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 55.)
 
Location. 35° 51.662′ N, 83° 28.936′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Covered Bridge Road and Harrisburg Road on Old Covered Bridge Road. Click for map. There are 3 markers to this bridge. One on entrance of Harrisburg Rd and the second one is in front of the bridge and the third is inside the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Harrisburg Covered Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Sweden Furnace (approx. 1.1 miles away); Forks of Little Pigeon Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Forks of The River Cemetery Park
Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
2. Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker
Follow the signs to the bridge which is still in use.
(approx. 4.5 miles away); Forks of the Little Pigeon Cemetery (approx. 4.5 miles away); Thomas Atchley (approx. 4.7 miles away); James McMahan (approx. 4.7 miles away); Timothy Reagan (approx. 4.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sevierville.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Harrisburg Covered Bridge 1875 image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
3. Harrisburg Covered Bridge 1875
Harrisburg Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
4. Harrisburg Covered Bridge
Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker inside the bridge image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
5. Harrisburg Covered Bridge Marker inside the bridge
Harrisburg Covered Bridge built in 1875 Dedicated by Great Smokies Chapter and Spencer Clark Chapter daughters of American Revolution on this 14th day of June 1972
Harrisburg Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
6. Harrisburg Covered Bridge
The Harrisburg Covered Bridge, located in Sevier County, Tennessee, was built by Elbert Stephenson Early in 1875 and restored in 1972. That restoration was a joint effort through the Greater Smokies Chapter and the Spencer Clark Chapter of the Daughter's of the American Revolution along with employees of the Sevier County Highway Department. Jonas Smeleer, Highway Superintendent, and the Sevier County Highway, Department employees, along with the Seivier County court received a federal grant and completely restored the structure as close to the original bridge as possible. This work was completed in early 2005.
Harrisburg Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
7. Harrisburg Covered Bridge
Harrisburg Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 21, 2010
8. Harrisburg Covered Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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