Baltimore Street Bridge

Baltimore Street Bridge (HM2KH7)

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N 39° 39.047', W 78° 45.867'

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City of Cumberland, Maryland

— Built 1916 —

West of this bridge, now the site of Emmanuel Church, was located Fort Cumberland, whence, in, 1755, the expedition against Fort Duquesne was led by General Edward Braddock and Colonel George Washington.

On this site were located wooden bridges in the following years

A chain bridge
1820 - 1837
A wooden covered bridge
1837 - 1854
A Bollman iron bridge
1854 - 1891
A plate girder bridge
1891 - 1916

The picture depicts the old chain bridge which stood here from 1820 to 1837

This tablet was removed from the bridge located on this site from 1915 to 1957
HM NumberHM2KH7
Year Placed1916
Placed ByCity of Cumberland, Maryland
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Date Added Saturday, September 7th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 691803 N 4391387
Decimal Degrees39.65078333, -78.76445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.047', W 78° 45.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 2.8199999999998" N, 78° 45' 52.02" W
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