Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Veterans Memorial Bridge
Sons and Daughters
of Lancaster and York
who have served in the wars
of their country
Built by Lancaster-York Intercounty
G. Graybill Diehm, President
Charles A. Passmore
James F. Simpson
Oliver S. Schaeffer, counsel
Ralph W. Eby, controller
J. Emanuel Smith, secretary
W. Everett Wiley
John J. Landes
George S. Love, counsel
William H. Menges, controller
James B. Long, consulting engineer
Wiley-Maxon Construction Co., contractor
Location. 40° 1.545′ N, 76° 31.654′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on Veterans Memorial Branch (State Highway 462), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg Campaign (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Legion Monument (about 500 feet away); Wrightsville Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Susquehanna River Water Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); The River: a Corridor and a Barrier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burning the Wrightsville Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrightsville.
More about this marker. A similar set of plaques were placed on the east end of the bridge.
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on March 28, 2012, by Dianne Bowders of York, Pennsylvania.