Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
13th Street Bridge
The old 13th Street Bridge and the arch on the bank of the canal opposite this spot were built by Richard B. Haxall and Lewis D. Crenshaw, proprietors of the Haxall-Crenshaw Mill. The arch was part of a lateral canal extending into an auxiliary building of the flour mill, which was one of America's largest.
Erected by Richmond Riverfront Canal Walk.
Location. 37° 32.022′ N, 77° 26.098′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Virginia Street near East Byrd Street. Touch for map. This marker is on the Richmond Riverfront Canal Walk between Virginia Street and S 12th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Center of Industry in 18th and 19th Century Richmond (here, next to this marker); A Bateau Pole (a few steps from this marker); Tidewater Connection Locks (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallego Mill Flume (within shouting distance of this marker); Tidewater Lock View James River & Kanawha Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross' Mill Race (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Electric Trolley (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. Richmond’s Historic Canal Walk. Venture Richmond (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. James River and Kanawha Canal Historic District. National Park Service (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 4. submitted on October 30, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.