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Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ford Street Bridge

Formerly Clarissa Street Bridge

 
 
Ford Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
1. Ford Street Bridge Marker
Facing eastbound traffic.
Inscription.
New York
Historic Marker
Ford Street Bridge
(Formerly Clarissa Street Bridge)
Originally built - 1918
Original width - 39'
Rehabilitation date - 2001
New width - 50'

 
Erected 2001 by City of Rochester.
 
Location. 43° 8.541′ N, 77° 36.942′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Ford Street and Exchange Street, on the right when traveling east on Ford Street. Touch for map. Identical markers are at the bridge expansion joints at the ends, eastbound and westbound. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nursery Office (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Douglass Home Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Douglass Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ely House - 1837 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Have honor for Nathaniel Rochester (approx. mile away); Jonathan Child (approx. mile away); Highland Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Ford Street Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
2. Ford Street Bridge Marker
Marker is just above the top line of the railing, fixed to the base of the stone column.
Ford Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
3. Ford Street Bridge
View from Exchange Street.
View from Ford Street Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
4. View from Ford Street Bridge
Over the Genesee River, towards downtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 81 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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