Westerly in Washington County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
First Bridge over Pawcatuck River
Erected 1909 by Phebe Green Ward chapter D. A. R.
Location. 41° 22.659′ N, 71° 49.881′ W. Marker is in Westerly, Rhode Island, in Washington County. Marker is on Broad Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This plaque is located on Pawcatuck Bridge concrete railing just as crossing into Rhode Island from Connecticut - from West Broad Street, Pawcatuck, Ct. to Broad Street, Westerly, R. I. Marker is in this post office area: Westerly RI 02891, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pawcatuck River (here, next to this marker); Westerly – Pawcatuck War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); POW-MIA Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); USS Pawcatuck Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); This Site Is Dedicated (within shouting distance of this marker in Connecticut); Westerly Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pawcatuck World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away in Connecticut). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westerly.
More about this marker. This marker is within ten feet of the Pawcatuck Bridge marker describing the boundary of Rhode Island at same GPS location
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Colonial Era • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. This page has been viewed 1,234 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on April 19, 2010, by Dwight C. Brown Jr. of Bradford, Rhode Island. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.