The Rondout Creek Suspension Bridge

The Rondout Creek Suspension Bridge (HM149D)

Location: Kingston, NY 12401 Ulster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 55.066', W 73° 58.974'

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Between the 1840's and early 1920's ferries were used to transport people and vehicles across the Rondout Creek. The last was a chain ferry affectionately nicknamed the "Skillypot", Dutch for tortoise, apt for both its appearance and speed. This bridge replaced the ferry in 1921 and served as an important link in the New York . . . Albany truck route until the New York Thruway opened in 1954. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the elegant example of suspension bridge construction now serves mainly local traffic.
HM NumberHM149D
Placed ByKingston Urban Cultural Park
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584342 N 4641146
Decimal Degrees41.91776667, -73.98290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.066', W 73° 58.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 3.96" N, 73° 58' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)914, 845
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28 Rondout Landing, Kingston NY 12401, US
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