Carlyle in Clinton County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The General Dean Suspension Bridge
Erected 1976 by Carlyle Junior Woman’s Club and the Illinois State Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 38° 36.672′ N, 89° 21.475′ W. Marker is in Carlyle, Illinois, in Clinton County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Street and Fairfax Street, on the right when traveling north on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlyle IL 62231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Dean Suspension Bridge Display (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goshen Road (about 400 feet away); Clinton County American Pisoners of War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eternal Memory (approx. 0.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); Buxton - Beckemeyer Mural (approx. 4.2 miles away); Centralia Coal Company Mine No. 5 Disaster (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlyle.
Also see . . . Suspension Bridge, Spanning Kaskaskia River, Carlyle, Clinton County, IL (HABS). (Submitted on October 19, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. 3. submitted on October 19, 2016.