Near Grantsville in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Casselman River Bridge
Spruce Forest Artisan Village History Walk
Restored in 1911, the Casselman Bridge is now listed on the National Register of Historic Sites. It has become a world renowned tourist attraction, a delight to photographers, artists and historians, and is often prominent in photographic and art exhibitions.
This bridge is the oldest of the three bridges which span the Casselmand River at Little Crossings. The three bridges tell the region's story of transportation, settlement and development.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Bridges & Viaducts • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
Location. 39° 41.806′ N, 79° 8.595′ W. Marker is near Grantsville, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from Casselman Road 0.3 milesTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castleman’s River Bridge/The Little Crossings (within shouting distance of this marker); Winterburg House (within shouting distance of this marker); Casselman River Bridge State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Little Crossings" (within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Tombstone of Solomon Glotfelty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The National Pike (about 300 feet away); The Miller House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grantsville.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 1, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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