Westerly in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
First Bridge over Pawcatuck River
Erected 1909 by Phebe Green Ward chapter D. A. R.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1712.
Location. 41° 22.659′ N, 71° 49.881′ W. Marker is in Westerly, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is on Broad Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. This plaque is located on Pawcatuck Bridge concrete railing just as crossing into Rhode Island from Connecticut - from West Broad Street, Pawcatuck, Ct. to Broad Street, Westerly, R. I. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westerly RI 02891, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pawcatuck River (here, next to this marker); Westerly Pawcatuck War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Pawcatuck Bridge (a few steps from this marker in Connecticut); POW-MIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); USS Pawcatuck Veterans MonumentThis Site Is Dedicated (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westerly.
More about this marker. This marker is within ten feet of the Pawcatuck Bridge marker describing the boundary of Rhode Island at same GPS location
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Pawcatuck River Bridge
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 1,460 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on March 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.