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Keedysville in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hessís Mill Bridge

 
 
Hess's Mill Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
1. Hess's Mill Bridge Marker
Inscription. This two-arch bridge was built by John Weaver in 1832. It is unique in that one arch is so much larger than the other. The smaller arch may have accommodated the millrace which was located on that side of the Little Antietam and served the mill that was erected by Jacob Hess in 1754.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Advisory Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Washington County Historical Advisory Committee marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.181′ N, 77° 42.072′ W. Marker is in Keedysville, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Coffman Farm Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. On the eastern side of Hessís Mill Bridge in Keedysville. Marker is in this post office area: Keedysville MD 21756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Keedysville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pryís Mill Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Keedysville District World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Keedysville World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Keedysville Korea & Vietnam Memorial
Hess's Mill Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
2. Hess's Mill Bridge
The smaller arch is on the left side.
(approx. half a mile away); Hitt Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pry Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keedysville.
 
Also see . . .  Stone Arch Bridges of Washington County, Maryland. (Submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Marker at the East Side of Bridge on the Banks of Little Antietam Creek image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 5, 2007
3. Marker at the East Side of Bridge on the Banks of Little Antietam Creek
South face of Hess's Mill Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, November 11, 2007
4. South face of Hess's Mill Bridge
South face of Hess's Mill Bridge (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, November 11, 2007
5. South face of Hess's Mill Bridge (detail)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,822 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on March 10, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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