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Clarkson Covered Bridge

Sometimes Called Legg Bridge

 
 
Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. This 270 foot bridge was constructed in 1904, destroyed by a flood in 1921 and rebuilt the following year. The only remaining covered bridge in Cullman County, it was restored by the Cullman County Commission in 1975 as an American Revolution Bicentennial Project.

Named to National Register of Historic Places on 6-25-74.
 
Erected 1975 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 12.417′ N, 86° 59.417′ W. Marker is near Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker can be reached from County Road 1043 west of County Road 1117. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cullman AL 35057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Land-Use and Water Quality (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama's Physical Diversity (within shouting distance of this marker); What’s the Big Deal about Litter?! (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama's Aquatic Biodiversity (within shouting distance of this marker); What happens to my wastewater? (within shouting distance of this marker); Monitoring Watershed Health
Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. Clarkson Covered Bridge Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Birds of Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); What is Water Pollution? (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
More about this marker. The Clarkson Covered Bridge and Park is located about 17 miles west of Interstate 65. Take U.S. Highway 278 West to County Road 1117 turn right then go 1/2 mile turn left onto County Road 1043. Go about another 1/2 mile, bridge and park are on the right.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
3. Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
4. Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
5. Clarkson Covered Bridge
County Road 1043 New Bridge and Clarkson Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
6. County Road 1043 New Bridge and Clarkson Covered Bridge
Clarkson Covered Bridge on the National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
7. Clarkson Covered Bridge on the National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,551 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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