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Yellowstone National Park in Park County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Chittenden Memorial Bridge

 
 
Chittenden Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2015
1. Chittenden Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
General Hiram Martin Chittenden
Corps of Engineers † † United States Army
1858 † † - † † 1917

 
Location. 44° 42.488′ N, 110° 30.175′ W. Marker is in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, in Park County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Loop Road and S Rim Drive, on the right when traveling north on Grand Loop Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yellowstone National Park WY 82190, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brink of Upper Falls (approx. 0.4 miles away); Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River (approx. half a mile away); Uncle Tomís Point (approx. 0.6 miles away); Uncle Tomís Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brink of Lower Falls (approx. 0.8 miles away); Still Venting After All These Years (approx. 0.9 miles away); Waterfall Makers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lookout Point (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellowstone National Park.
 
Also see . . .  Who Was Hiram M. Chittenden?. (Submitted on September 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Chittenden Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2015
2. Chittenden Memorial Bridge Marker
Marker in Yellowstone Nat'l Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2015
3. Marker in Yellowstone Nat'l Park
As an officer of the Corps of Engineers, Chittenden was assigned to Yellowstone National Park several times. He built and improved the roads and took measures to protect the park against vandalism and encroachment.
Chittenden Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2015
4. Chittenden Road
This road elsewhere in Yellowstone is also named for General Chittenden.
Roosevelt Arch image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2015
5. Roosevelt Arch
One of Chittendenís most notable achievements was the Roosevelt arch at the north entrance to the park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 3, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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