Rusk Footbridge

Rusk Footbridge (HMR2Z)

Location: Rusk, TX 75785 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 47.703', W 95° 8.853'

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(546 feet long, 4 feet wide)

First built 1861 as the means for residents east of valley to get to town during rainy seasons.
Rebuilt in 1889 by T.H. Barnes, engineer building New Birmingham (now ghost town, to the east).
Maintained by city of Rusk until 1950. Restored 1969 on plans by Barnes.
HM NumberHMR2Z
Marker Number6849
Year Placed1969
Placed ByState historical survey committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 296681 N 3519727
Decimal Degrees31.79505000, -95.14755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.703', W 95° 8.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 42.18" N, 95° 8' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344 Lone Oak St, Rusk TX 75785, US
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