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° 33.726′ N, 97° 7.584′ W. Marker is in Waco, Texas, in McLennan County. Marker can be reached from Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard east of Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located at the northeast end of the Waco Suspension Bridge Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waco TX 76704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Going Up The Chisholm Trail (here, next to this marker); Jacob de Cordova (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waco Spring (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named The Waco Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gerald-Harris Shooting (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brann-Davis Shootings (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Courthouses of McLennan County (approx. half a mile away); McLennan County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waco.
More about this marker. There is an identical marker at the southwest 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.