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Kennebec Bridge (1797)

Description 

First bridge over the Kennebec River and the largest bridge in Maine upon its completion (Historical Marker).

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Kennebec River on Bridge Street
Location
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1797; collapsed June 23, 1816
Design
Likely a covered through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.31668, -69.77195   (decimal degrees)
44°19'00" N, 69°46'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/438439/4907336 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 96121 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2022: Added by Paul Plassman

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