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Near Catskill in Greene County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

90th Anniversary of Rip Van Winkle Bridge

 
 
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By Steve Stoessel, October 25, 2020
1. 90th Anniversary of Rip Van Winkle Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley Celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Mid-Hudson Bridge opened August 25, 1930

Rip Van Winkle Bridge celebrates the 90th Anniversary of their sister bridge.

Artist: Jack Kelly, Rip Van Winkle Bridge Foreman

Fabricated by Usheco, Inc. of Kingston, NY
 
Erected by Historic Bridges of the Hudson Valley.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 42° 13.469′ N, 73° 51.304′ W. Marker is near Catskill, New York, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from New York State Route 23 0.1 miles east of New York State Route 385, on the right when traveling east. Marker is at Rip Van Winkle Bridge Authority Park. (It is in the toll area.). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catskill NY 12414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cross Here and Save Time (within shouting distance of this marker); Burns-Curran Maintenance Facility (within shouting distance of this marker); Catskill Walking Tour (approx. 0.4
90th Anniversary of Rip Van Winkle Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. 90th Anniversary of Rip Van Winkle Bridge Marker
miles away); Railway Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); The World War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stone House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Uncle Sam Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Uncle Sam (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catskill.
 
Also see . . .
1. Rip Van Winkle Bridge (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. New York State Bridge Authority - Rip Van Winkle Bridge. History of the bridge (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 

3. Frnklin D Roosevel Mid- Hudson Bridge History. (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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