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Dents Run Covered Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wvhunter
N 39° 37.160 W 080° 01.843
17S E 583196 N 4385957
Quick Description: US 19, at junction with County Route 43, west of Laurel Point
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/18/2006 6:31:08 PM
Waymark Code: WMQV0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 64

Long Description:
1.5 miles south; erected in 1889 by order of Monongalia County Court. Contract awarded to W. A. Loar with Edward W. Brand as superintendent. Stone abutments built by Loar at cost of $198, with wood framework constructed by Wm. and Joseph Mercer at a cost of $250. Bridge is 40 ft. long, 13 ft. wide, and utilizes the Kingpost truss design. Last covered bridge still standing in county.
Marker Title: Dents Run Covered Bridge

Marker Location: US 19, at junction with County Route 43, west of Laurel Point

County or Independent City: Monongalia

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: WV Dept. of Culture and History

Marker Number: Not listed

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