Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Waco Suspension Bridge
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5448.)
Location. 31° 33.726′ N, 97° 7.584′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard east of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located at the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge in Doris D. Miller Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waco TX 76704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Going Up The Chisholm Trail (here, next to this marker); Jacob de Cordova (about 700 feet away, Waco Spring (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. 0.4 miles away); Doris Miller (approx. ¾ mile away); Elite Cafe (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
More about this marker. There is an identical marker at the southwest end of the bridge.
Also see . . . Waco Suspension Bridge. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 17, 2016.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.