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Long Bridge (1st)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Potomac River on road
Location
Washington, District of Columbia
Status
Destroyed by ice jam Feb. 22, 1831
History
Built 1808-09; partially burned by British & US forces Aug 25, 1814; Destroyed by ice jam Feb. 22, 1831
Builder
- Washington Bridge Co.
Design
designed as a timber pile structure with two draw spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87427, -77.03859   (decimal degrees)
38°52'27" N, 77°02'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/323154/4304799 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83042 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2018: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV