Felfoot Bridge

Felfoot Bridge (HM2PY)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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N 39° 28.606', W 77° 41.302'

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Built in 1854 by George Burgan for $1,550, this bridge spans Little Antietam Creek and stands on "Felfoot" a tract of land originally surveyed in 1734 and patented to Thomas Swearingen in 1737. An unusual feature of this bridge is the squared pilasters used at the outside end of each arch, where they apparently serve more as ornamentation than as a structural necessity. The two arches have 30' spans, and the total bridge length is 90'.
HM NumberHM2PY
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series
Placed ByWashington County Historical Advisory Committee
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 268763 N 4373136
Decimal Degrees39.47676667, -77.68836667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.606', W 77° 41.302'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 36.36" N, 77° 41' 18.12" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19606 Dogstreet Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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