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Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Swinging Bridge

 
 
Swinging Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
1. Swinging Bridge Marker
Inscription. A swinging bridge crossed the river just east of this spot, 1914-1924. It provided access to the G.L. Goughnour home on the cliff as well as access to town from Warford Road.
 
Location. 35° 58.051′ N, 83° 10.834′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on River Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport TN 37821, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Warford (here, next to this marker); The Cross (here, next to this marker); The War Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 2 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 5.7 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Swinging Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
2. Swinging Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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