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Milton in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Mud River Covered Bridge

 
 
Mud River Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
1. Mud River Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1875 by order of the Cabell Co. Court. The contract was awarded to R.H. Baker, the local postmaster. This design was developed by bridge engineer William Howe in 1840. Length is 112 feet.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 38° 25.65′ N, 82° 8.046′ W. Marker is in Milton, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on James River Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton WV 25541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harshbarger Corner (approx. half a mile away); Union Baptist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Bryan Family (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hurricane Baptist Church / Hurricane Bridge Skirmish (approx. 6.3 miles away); Lincoln County / Putnam County (approx. 8 miles away); Salt Rock
Mud River Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
2. Mud River Covered Bridge Marker
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(approx. 8.1 miles away); Woody Williams Bridge (approx. 8.6 miles away); Old Toll House (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
Mud River Covered Bridge Front View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
3. Mud River Covered Bridge Front View
Mud River Covered Bridge Side View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 14, 2014
4. Mud River Covered Bridge Side View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 29, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3, 4. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022