Old Stone Bridge - 3G 46 - Fayetteville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 35° 08.543 W 086° 34.253
16S E 539090 N 3888916
Quick Description: Driving in heavy rain noticed marker on side of road.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/31/2017 2:56:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMV036
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 4

Long Description:

County of marker: Lincoln County
Location of marker: US-64, Fayetteville
Marker erected by: Tennessee Historical Commission

Marker text:

3G   46
South of here are the remains of the Old Stone Bridge. Completed in 1861 near the site of the Great Indian Crossing, the bridge was usual architecturally. It had six elliptical arches, a span of 450 feet and no keystone. It was only one of two bridges of this type in the United Sttes and only one of six in the world. Limestone rock used in the construction of this one~lane bridge, utilized for more than 70 years, was quarried at a nearby site on the Elk Rover.

Marker Name: Old Stone Bridge

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Bridge

Marker Number: 3G 46

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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