Townshend in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Longest Wooden Span in Vermont
Erected 1990 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 43° 2.922′ N, 72° 41.768′ W. Marker is in Townshend, Vermont, in Windham County. Marker is on Vermont Route 30, half a mile south of Dam Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Townshend VT 05353, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Simpsonville Stone Arch Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away); Taft Homestead Site (approx. 2.6 miles away); Clarina Howard Nichols (approx. 2.6 miles away); West River Railroad (approx. Newfane Honor Roll (approx. 4.8 miles away); Newfane World War II Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); Newfane Civil War Monument (approx. 4.8 miles away); In Memory of Jonathan Park (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Regarding Scott Bridge. The bridge carried Back Side Road over the West River, about ½ mile south of Townshend Dam. Only pedestrian traffic is permitted.
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