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Livermore in McLean County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Livermore Bridge

 
 
Livermore Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
1. Livermore Bridge Marker
Inscription. When this structure was built, a unique contribution to history was made. It is claimed to be only river bridge in the world which begins and ends in the same county (McLean), spans two rivers (Green and Rough), and crosses another county (Ohio), a small point of which lies between the rivers. It is 1,350 feet long. Dedication of the bridge held Nov. 13, 1940.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 892.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 28.835′ N, 87° 8.2′ W. Marker is in Livermore, Kentucky, in McLean County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 431 and Old Island-Livermore Road (State Route 138), on the right when traveling south on Highway 431. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livermore KY 42352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Worthington (1761-1848) (approx. 2 miles away); Union Camp Site / McLean County Recruits, Co. D 35 Regt. KY. Vol. Mounted Inf. (approx. 4.6 miles away); County Named / Calhoun
Livermore Bridge can be seen in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
2. Livermore Bridge can be seen in the background.
(approx. 7.7 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 7.8 miles away); Camp Calhoun (approx. 7.9 miles away); Camp Calhoun Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); McLean County War Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Charles Hansford / Charles Hansford (1759-1850) (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Explore Kentucky History on the Livermore Bridge. (Submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsPolitical SubdivisionsWaterways & Vessels
 
Marker is on old closed portion of highway. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 13, 2018
3. Marker is on old closed portion of highway.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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