Near Hanover in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
North River Bridge
First bridge erected
by Wm. Barstow “for foot & horse”
The second, “a cart bridge”
Both by order of the Colony Court.
These were situated 100 feet above this structure
Third bridge built by order of the County Commissioners in 1829.
Erected by the
Commonwealth, County and Towns
A.D. - 1904
Width of span 40 ft.-
Height above mean low water 23 ft.--
Width of roadway 40 ft.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1656.
Location. 42° 6.505′ N, 70° 48.409′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Washington Street north of Shipyard Lane, on the left when traveling north. Located on the bridge over the North River which runs between North Pembroke and Hanover. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pembroke MA 02359, 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. On North River (a few The Ox Knoweth His Owner (approx. 2½ miles away); Nathan Cushing (approx. 3.7 miles away); The “Columbia” (approx. 3.7 miles away); Ford Mill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old Marshfield Training Field (approx. 5.1 miles away); Daniel Webster Tablet (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Old Oaken Bucket (approx. 5½ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2021, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2021, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.