“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Port Jervis in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Bridge Ca. 1855

Bridge Ca. 1855 Marker image. Click for full size.
March 6, 2017
1. Bridge Ca. 1855 Marker
Inscription.  Site of first bridge across the Delaware from Matamoras to Port Jervis. Built by Erie & NY Railroad. Wrecked by a wind storm in 1870.
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 328.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 41° 22.562′ N, 74° 42.155′ W. Marker is in Port Jervis, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Jervis NY 12771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Decker Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Burned by Indians (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Decker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tow Path (approx. 0.3 miles away); Port Jervis (approx. 0.3 miles away); Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (approx. 0.3 miles away); Park Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Toll House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Jervis.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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