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Elm Park Wrought Iron Bridge

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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in May 2021

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BH Photo #498373

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Description 

Arch footbridge of wrought iron probably built c. 1877 when park was redesigned by Frederick Law Olmsted.

Facts 

Overview
Iron arch bridge over North & Elm meres on Footpath in Elm Park, Worcester.
Location
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1877
Design
Iron arch
Recognition
Listed as a contributing resource to the Elm Park Historic District
Also called
Harriet M. Hogan Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.26930, -71.81628   (decimal degrees)
42°16'09" N, 71°48'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
19/267739/4683517 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2021: New photos from Chester Gehman

Sources 

  • Chester Gehman - gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Park Spirit

Comments 

Elm Park Wrought Iron Bridge
Posted May 12, 2021, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Nice find!