First Connecticut River Bridge

First Connecticut River Bridge (HM1M4E)

Location: Walpole, NH 03608 Cheshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 7.706', W 72° 26.243'

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The first bridge across this river was built approximately ¼ mile north of this location in 1785 by Col. Enoch Hale. This toll bridge, replaced in 1840, was recognized in the 18th century as one of America's outstanding bridges because of its unique engineering style. Its replacement was made a free bridge in 1904.
HM NumberHM1M4E
Marker Number061
Placed ByNew Hampshire Division of Historical Resources
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Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 708443 N 4778265
Decimal Degrees43.12843333, -72.43738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 7.706', W 72° 26.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 7' 42.36" N, 72° 26' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)603
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 970 NH-12, Walpole NH 03608, US
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