Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Silver Bridge Collapse
Silver Bridge Collapse
when 46 lives were lost
Dec. 15, 1967
John C. Musgrave
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. Point Pleasant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chief Cornstalk (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ann Bailey (approx. 0.4 miles away); West Virginia (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Point Pleasant (approx. 0.4 miles away); War of 1812 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Andrew Lewis (approx. 0.4 miles away); Point Pleasant Battle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
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Also see . . . The Collapse of the Silver Bridge: NBS Determines Cause. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Virtual Museum (Submitted on May 24, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,202 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.