Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Constructed: 1886-1889 Dedicated: 2009
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks marker series.
Location. 41° 42.63′ N, 73° 56.677′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Touch for map. Bridge and marker are accessible only by foot, from the western terminus in Highland (Ulster County) or the eastern terminus in Poughkeepsie (Dutchess County). Marker is in this post office area: Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walkway Loop Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walkway Over the Hudson The Queen City of the Hudson (approx. 0.3 miles away); River That Flows Both Ways (approx. 0.4 miles away); Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Dongan (approx. half a mile away); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.8 miles away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
Regarding Poughkeepsie-Highland Bridge. The bridge is also known as the Walkway over the Hudson and the Hudson Valley Rail-Trail.
Also see . . .
1. Library of Congress - Historic American Engineering Record. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
2. Wikipedia entry for the Poughkeepsie Bridge. (Submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 960 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. 5, 6. submitted on November 3, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 7. submitted on September 2, 2015. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.