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Lewistown in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Arch Bridge

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. Old Arch Bridge Marker
Inscription.
The restored stone bridge opposite was built in 1813. It was part of the turnpike from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh. The arch is without a keystone.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 35.069′ N, 77° 33.445′ W. Marker is in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on Business U.S. 22, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is about 200 feet SE of Grant Avenue, at NW corner of the bridge over Jack's Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Lewistown PA 17044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Travel History (approx. one mile away); Lewistown Station (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Logan Guards (approx. 1.2 miles away); WMRF (approx. 1.2 miles away); Masonic Temple Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mifflin County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wollner Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Coleman House (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewistown.
 
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Old Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Old Arch Bridge Marker
Looking NW into Lewistown.
Old Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. Old Arch Bridge Marker
Looking SE across highway bridge.
Old Arch Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
4. Old Arch Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 8, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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