Old Stone Arch Bridge

Old Stone Arch Bridge (HM1CKC)

Location: Marshall, IL 62441 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 23.188', W 87° 42.51'

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This Bridge was completed by Army Engineers sometime between 1834 and 1837 as part of the Old National Road, between Cumberland, Maryland and Vandalia, Illinois, was authorized by the enabling act of 1803 and was the Nation's first federally financed highway. The Bridge is a prime example of the Stone-building art and early American Engineering. Stones were precisely cut and fitted together without bond or mortar. Many stone arch bridges were built along the Cumberland Road, but this was the only one is still in use at the time of the marker dedication.

Erected by Clark County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society, 1976
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HM NumberHM1CKC
Series This marker is part of the Illinois: Illinois State Historical Society series, and the The Historic National Road series.
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Clark County Historical Society and the Illinois State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 7:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 438984 N 4359904
Decimal Degrees39.38646667, -87.70850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 23.188', W 87° 42.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 23' 11.28" N, 87° 42' 30.60" W
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Area Code(s)217
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 E National Rd, Marshall IL 62441, US
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