Switzer in Franklin County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Switzer Covered Bridge
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1571.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 38° 15.138′ N, 84° 45.591′ W. Marker is in Switzer, Kentucky, in Franklin County. Marker is on Jones Lane (Route 1262) (County Route 1262 at milepost 3), one mile south of Switzer Road (County Route 1689), on the left when traveling south. Switzer Road is a short cut from the town of Forks of the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frankfort KY 40601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lindsay's Station (approx. 3.8 miles away); Buffalo Springs (approx. 4.1 miles away); Stamping Ground (approx. 4.2 miles away); Stonetown (approx. 4˝ miles away); St. Francis Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Buena Vista / Todd House (approx. 5 miles away); Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lexington & Ohio R.R. (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 3,289 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on September 20, 2008, by Michael Nolan of Frankfort, Kentucky. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. 4. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Cyrus Thomas Wingate of Winter Park, Fl. USA. 5, 6. submitted on August 2, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.