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Hamden in Delaware County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hamden Covered Bridge

 
 
Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
1. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
Side A
Inscription.  
Side A
Hamden Covered Bridge Built in 1859 and placed on the state and national registers of historic places in 1999.

Side B
Built in 1859 by Robert Murray to span 128' of the west branch at a cost of $1,000. Restored in 2000 for $558,000 by W.L. Kline, Inc. as a tribute to the skills of the past.
This plaque donated by descendants of Robert Murray.
 
Erected by Town of Hamden.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
Location. 42° 11.741′ N, 74° 59.34′ W. Marker is in Hamden, New York, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 10 and Basin Clove Road on State Route 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamden NY 13782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamden (within shouting distance of this marker); O & W Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named

Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
2. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
Side B
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Hamden Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Hamden (approx. 0.9 miles away); William B. Ogden (approx. 6 miles away); Charles Evans Hughes (approx. 6.8 miles away); The 144th Regiment (approx. 6.8 miles away); Delaware County Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamden.
 
Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
3. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
4. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
5. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
Hamden Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Scott J. Payne
6. Hamden Covered Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 26, 2016, by Scott J. Payne of Deposit, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 5, 2022