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West Point Covered Bridge (1838)

Facts 

Overview
Lost Town lattice truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Road
Location
West Point, Troup County, Georgia
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1838, lost during the Civil War (assumed during battle of West Point in 1865)
Builder
- Horace King of Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Design
Town lattice through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.87540, -85.18147   (decimal degrees)
32°52'31" N, 85°10'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/670129/3638939 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lanett North
Inventory number
BH 58093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 12, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: added likely date of loss
  • September 20, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com