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Trail of Tears Commemorative Park Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #215271

Map 

Description 

The bridge was removed from Mason Lane over Montgomery Creek in the Pembroke community of Christian County in 1987. It was relocated to the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in Hopkinsville for use as a pedestrian bridge in 1990.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over South Fork Little River on a pedestrian path in the Trail of Tears Commerative Park
Location
Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Relocated from Pembroke community to the Trail of Tears Commemorative Park in 1990
Design
Riveted and bolted Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.85283, -87.46921   (decimal degrees)
36°51'10" N, 87°28'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/458171/4078648 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hopkinsville
Inventory number
BH 49739 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Fixed Name
  • September 28, 2011: New photos from J.P.
  • September 28, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Trail of Tears Commerative Park Bridge
Posted September 28, 2011, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Any more info on this bridge would be helpful. It seems to be relocated here from another location.