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Selinsgrove in Snyder County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Penns Creek Bridge

 
 
Penns Creek Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2021
1. Penns Creek Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

Built in 1919, a two-span concrete barrel arch bridge of unusual architectural quality crossed Penns Creek on this site until 1994. The architectural detailing included fluted pilasters at the center pier and cast concrete parapets with an open star design. The bridge was designed by engineer G. A. Fink and built by Whittaker and Diehl of Harrisburg.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 40° 49.523′ N, 76° 52.324′ W. Marker is in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, in Snyder County. Marker is on Mill Road east of Pennsylvania Route 204, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1208 Mill Road, Selinsgrove PA 17870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Penns Creek Massacre (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Harris, Founder of Harrisburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); The (John) Penn's Creek Massacre (approx. 1.2 miles away); Albany Purchase (approx. 1.3 miles

New Penns Creek Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2021
2. New Penns Creek Bridge and Marker
Looking west
away); “Coxey's Army” (approx. 1.4 miles away); Simon Snyder (approx. 1.8 miles away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Susquehanna University (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selinsgrove.
 
Also see . . .  Penns Creek Bridge Photos (HAER No. PA-284). (Submitted on February 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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