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Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Site of Silver Bridge Collapse

 
 
Site of Silver Bridge Collapse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
1. Site of Silver Bridge Collapse Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Silver Bridge Collapse
when 46 lives were lost
Dec. 15, 1967

Mayor
John C. Musgrave
City Clerk
Patty Burdette
City Council
Jack L. Fowler • Harry N. Rhodes
Russell V. Holland • Leonard F. Riffle
Howard Lee Miller • Delvin J. Simms
Dave Reynolds • Wallace Smith, Jr.
Howard Price • Everett Grimm

 
Location. 38° 50.667′ N, 82° 8.299′ W. Marker is in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 6th Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Virginia / Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Point Pleasant (a few steps from this marker); Silver Bridge Collapse (a few steps from this marker); George Rogers Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventh Street (about 400 feet away); Daniel Haymond Polsley (about 600 feet away); Historic Lowe Hotel (about 600 feet away); “Legend of the Mothman” (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
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Site of Silver Bridge Collapse image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 25, 2006
2. Site of Silver Bridge Collapse
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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