Waco in McLennan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Waco Suspension Bridge
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5448.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 31° 33.615′ N, 97° 7.669′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker is on North University Parks Drive. Marker is located at the Suspension Bridge Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North University Park Drive, Waco TX 76701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceWaco Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob de Cordova (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Going Up The Chisholm Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. ¼ mile away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. ¼ mile away); The Courthouses of McLennan County (approx. 0.4 miles away); McLennan County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
More about this marker. There is an identical marker at the northeast end of the bridge.
Also see . . . Waco Suspension Bridge. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,751 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 5, 6. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.