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Near Woolwine in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jacks Creek Covered Bridge

 
 
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1. Jacks Creek Covered Bridge Marker
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Inscription.  This 48-foot span bridge built of oak crosses the Smith River. It was constructed in 1914 by Charles Vaughan of the Buffalo Ridge area and designed by Walter Weaver of Woolwine. This historic landmark, a silent reminder of the past, has been bypassed by a modern bridge but has been preserved by the County for future generations.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 36° 45.862′ N, 80° 16.415′ W. Marker is near Woolwine, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker can be reached from Jacks Creek Road (State Road 615) 0.1 miles west of Woolwine Highway (State Road 8), on the right when traveling west. Marker is on north end of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1275 Jacks Creek Rd, Woolwine VA 24185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 5.2 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 5.3 miles
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away); Buffalo Mountain (approx. 5˝ miles away); Rakes Mill Pond (approx. 7.1 miles away); You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (approx. 7.3 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 7.4 miles away); Mabry Mill (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woolwine.
 
Also see . . .  Jack's Creek Covered Bridge. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
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cmh2315fl via Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0), December 6, 2008
2. Jacks Creek Covered Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
 
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