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Site of Bridge 1834

 
 
Site of Bridge 1834 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, October 20, 2007
1. Site of Bridge 1834 Marker
Inscription.  
Built by
Thomas Fealy
Lieut. Jno. Pickell
U.S. Engineer
H. M. Pettit
Ass’t Supd’t.

 
Erected 1955 by City of Cumberland Bicentennial.
 
Location. 39° 39.769′ N, 78° 46.856′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on National Highway (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10307 National Highway, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Narrows (a few steps from this marker); “The Narrows” (a few steps from this marker); The First Iron Rails (approx. ¾ mile away); Canada Hose Company No. 1 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bane House (approx. one mile away); "Braddock's Road" (approx. one mile away); 301 Washington Street (approx. one mile away); Shriver House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRoads & Vehicles
 
Side view of marker, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Side view of marker, looking north
"The Narrows" marker can be seen in distance.
The new bridge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
3. The new bridge
This 1930s bridge replaced the stone bridge referred to on the marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,428 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 23, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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