Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roxbury Mills Bridge

 
 
Roxbury Mills Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
1. Roxbury Mills Bridge Marker
Inscription. This bridge was built in 1824, in close proximity to Roxbury Mills, an early sawmill and later a large distillery complex which operated into the 20th century. A three-arch bridge over the Antietam, it was one of a series of bridges built for the county by Silas Harry. It has an over all length of 169 feet, and has spans of 27, 33 and 27 feet.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Advisory Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Washington County Historical Advisory Committee marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.182′ N, 77° 42.028′ W. Marker is near Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Roxbury Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Council of War (approx. 1.1 miles away); Booth’s Mill Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jones’ Crossroads (approx. 1.9 miles away); Jones’s Crossroads (approx. 2 miles away);
Roxbury Mills Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, November 11, 2007
2. Roxbury Mills Bridge
Rose's Mill Bridge (approx. 2.5 miles away); Battle of Boonsboro (approx. 2.7 miles away); Claggett's Mill Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Also see . . .  Stone Arch Bridges of Washington County, Maryland. Over twenty five stone arch bridges remain in Washington County. (Submitted on January 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Roxbury Mills Bridge (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, November 11, 2007
3. Roxbury Mills Bridge (detail)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,661 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement