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New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Ravine Bridge

 
 
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By Stephen Kokoska, July 13, 2016
1. The Ravine Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Also known as the "Kissing Bridge," this favorite landmark was donated to Douglass College by the Class of 1926. Restored in the 1970's and again in 2001. Its original purpose was the span the ravine dividing the original campus from the land given to the college by James Neilson. It is now one of two bridges over the ravine - a second covered bridge is part of the Arts Complex.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 40° 29.156′ N, 74° 26.1′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker can be reached from Chapel Drive. Plaque is located on the western end of the bridge. The bridge is located behind the Mabel Smith Library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Indian Trail (a few steps from this marker); Selman Waksman and Antibiotics (approx. 0.4 miles away); Milestones in Microbiology (approx. 0.4 miles away); Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); College Hall
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By Stephen Kokoska, July 13, 2016
2. The Ravine Bridge Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); New Brunswick Civil War Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); SSgt. Frank Z. Molnar (approx. 0.7 miles away); Guest House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2016, by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2016, by Stephen Kokoska of North Brunswick, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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