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Owego in Tioga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hiawatha Bridge

 
 
Hiawatha Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 6, 2011
1. Hiawatha Bridge Marker
Inscription. Erected 1968
Named in commemoration of the Indian Sachem Hiawatha of the Iroquois Nation
 
Erected 2006 by New York State Department Transportation.
 
Location. 42° 5.557′ N, 76° 13.747′ W. Marker is in Owego, New York, in Tioga County. Marker is on NYS 17 Access Road 0.3 miles east of Southside Drive (New York State Route 434), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Off Exit 65 Route 17, Interstate 86. Marker is in this post office area: Owego NY 13827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II (approx. 2.1 miles away); Chugnut (approx. 8.7 miles away); Rounds Cemetery (approx. 8.9 miles away); Drovers Inn (approx. 9 miles away); Vestal Park (approx. 9 miles away); Vestal Depot (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsNative Americans
 
Hiawatha Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, April 6, 2011
2. Hiawatha Bridge Marker
Looking south across the Hiawatha Bridge, spanning the Susquehanna River, towards Route 17 - Interstate 86.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 617 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2011, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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