Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The James Rumsey Bridge
Opened and dedicated on July 15, 1939.
Location. 39° 26.152′ N, 77° 48.196′ W. Marker is in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on North Duke Street / Shepherdstown Pike (West Virginia Route 480), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The Shepherdstown Pike is numbered Route 34 on the Maryland side of the bridge. The marker is located on the southern end of the Bridge, at a pull off. Marker is in this post office area: Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shepherdstown (here, next to this marker); River Crossing (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Shepherdstown (approx. 0.2 miles away in Maryland); Blackford's Ford (approx. 0.2 miles away in Maryland); A View into the Past (approx. 0.2 miles away in Maryland); Belle Vue (approx. ¼ mile away); Ferry Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland); Ferry Hill Place (approx. 0.3 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,558 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.