Tulsa in Tulsa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Bridge that Saved Tulsa
The first wagon bridge over the Arkansas River crossed the river very near the present day Eleventh Street bridge.
A roadway was thus opened to the oilfields and the Great Glenn Pool, discovered in 1905. Without this bridge, Tulsa could not have become
Location. 36° 8.627′ N, 96° 0.158′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is on Riverside Drive, on the left when traveling north. The marker is on a split on the River Parks East Trail, just south of the intersection between Riverside Drive and Southwest Blvd/Route 66 and just south down Riverside Drive from Cyrus Avery Centennial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulsa OK 74119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Creek Nation Council Oak Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mary Veasey Leech (approx. 0.9 miles away); Creek Stickball Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Not Just a Ball Game (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oklahoma Natural Gas Company Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church Centennial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Pentane (C5H12) Molecular Model (approx. 0.9 miles away); Philtower Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulsa.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Kevin Hoch of Tulsa, Oklahoma. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.