Here and There

Here and There (HM2E94)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.923', W 77° 25.244'

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For over a century, the "Swinging Bridge," a cast iron suspension bridge with wobbly wood planking, made crossing Carroll Creek a memorable affair. Originally located downstream at Bentz Street, it was reassembled here in 1929 along the newly constructed Carroll Parkway, allowing passage from Jefferson Street to the Municipal Pool in Baker Park. In 2002, the deteriorated span was closed to the public. City work crews began reconstruction in 2011 to meet current standards. Modern materials and techniques created a more stable but very less bouncy walking surface to the beloved, but no longer swinging, bridge. It was reopened in 2012.
HM NumberHM2E94
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Date Added Monday, February 11th, 2019 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291603 N 4365669
Decimal Degrees39.41538333, -77.42073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.923', W 77° 25.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 55.38" N, 77° 25' 14.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 373 Fleming Ave, Frederick MD 21701, US
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