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Chesapeake City in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Long Bridge

 
 
Long Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 21, 2010
1. Long Bridge Marker
Inscription.  A section of this fence was originally a railing on both sides of the "Long Bridge". this steel bridge, pictured here in 1906 was a center-pivot span, operated manually with a large crank. It connected City Dock (now Pell Gardens) to the Causeway (now Corps of Engineers' property). It was constructed in 1829 and removed in 1931. The bridge tender Mr. Rube Hevelow lived in a home on 400 George Street. and a railing was used for fencing on that property.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Maryland, Chesapeake City Historic District series list.
 
Location. 39° 31.65′ N, 75° 48.711′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake City, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Bohemia Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located near entrance to Pell Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake City MD 21915, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bayard House (here, next to this marker); Pell Gardens (a few steps from this marker); Cropper House (within
Long Bridge Railing image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 21, 2010
2. Long Bridge Railing
shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); A Historic Hub of Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Shipwatch Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Brady-Rees House (within shouting distance of this marker); National Bank of Chesapeake City (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 848 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on February 5, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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