Occoquan in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Occoquan River Bridges
Erected by Town of Occoquan.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Virginia, Historic Occoquan marker series.
Location. 38° 41.149′ N, 77° 15.761′ W. Marker is in Occoquan, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Mill Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Occoquan VA 22125, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dogue Indians (a few steps from this marker); Town of Occoquan (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Occoquan - Center for the Processing of Grain (within shouting distance of this marker); Occoquan (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellicott’s Mill (within shouting distance Rockledge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Commerce Street (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Occoquan.
More about this marker. Marker is located at the end of Mill Street, along a footpath leading to the footbridge.
Regarding Occoquan River Bridges. Pictures of the Iron Pratt Truss Bridge being destroyed by Hurricane Agnes are available for viewing in the Mill House Museum.
A Town Gala is scheduled for October 14, 2007 to accompany a formal dedication of the newest bridge, and to coincide with the Virginia 2007 theme for the month of October, “Local History Month.”
Categories. • 20th Century • Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,587 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.