Near Claysville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1947 by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
Location. 40° 8.379′ N, 80° 20.925′ W. Marker is near Claysville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 40 and S Bridge Road and Green Valley Road (Pennsylvania Route 221) on U.S. 40. Touch for map. The Zip code changes to 15301 (Washington) across Route 221 from the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Claysville PA 15323, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Holmes McGuffey (approx. 0.6 miles away); Washington (approx. 1.3 miles away); National Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wolff’s Fort (approx. 1.6 miles away); Augusta Town (approx. 1.9 miles away).
More about this marker. There is a little park with a picnic table on the Route 221 side of the bridge.
Also see . . .
1. Another “S” Bridge in Ohio. This Ohio marker does a better job of explaining why the bridge was built in the “S” shape to begin with. (Submitted on January 12, 2007.)
2. A little more about this bridge. (Submitted on January 11, 2007.)
3. Historical Qualities of the National Road. “The story of the National Road is the story of America’s westward expansion; the opening up to settlement of a continuously moving ‘western frontier’ ”. (Submitted on January 11, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.)
4. "S" Bridge - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,770 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 11, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 5. submitted on February 27, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.