Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Susquehanna River Crossing
Erected by Maryland Historic Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
Location. 39° 33.147′ N, 76° 5.511′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on N. Union Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is near the Amtrak (Pennsylvania RR) bridge across from The David Craig Park. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Post Road: Susquehanna Lower Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Under Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Susquehanna Lower Ferry (within Matilda O'Neill Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Out of the Flames (approx. ¼ mile away); Rochambeau Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); Nineteenth Century Travel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
Regarding Susquehanna River Crossing. The PW&B bridge was partially destroyed by a tornado in 1866 and had to be rebuilt. The double decker bridge remained standing until 1943 when it was dismantled and the metal was used in the war effort.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 11, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.