LONGEST - Footbridge in the US - Rusk, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Grimlock
N 31° 47.702 W 095° 08.855
15R E 296678 N 3519724
Quick Description: This 546 foot long footbridge is the nations longest. It is located in Rusk, TX.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 3/13/2009 8:00:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM60V4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 15

Long Description:
Rusk Footbridge was orginally built in 1861 to allow residents to get to town during rainy seasons. It was rebuilt in 1889 by T.H. Barnes. The bridge is open to the public and is a popular location for weddings (as we found one on our visit).
Type of documentation of superlative status: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rusk,_Texas

Location of coordinates: A historical marker on the west side of the bridge

Web Site: [Web Link]

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