Elm Grove Stone Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The Finding Irish 4
N 40° 02.617 W 080° 39.502
17T E 529143 N 4432654
This sign is located at the intersection of Rt. 40, Rt. 88, Kruger, and National Road. This is just off Interstae 70, Exit 5 Triadelphia.
Waymark Code: WM4E2Z
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 08/11/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 49

Built in 1817 by Moses Shepherd, a prominent Ohio Countian, as part of the National Road. Constructed of uncoursed limestone, but covered by concrete in 1958, it is the oldest extant three span elliptical arch bridge in the state. Also known as "Monument Place Bridge" due to the nearby memorial built to Henry Clay by Shepherd in honor of his support for National Road construction.
Marker Title: Elm Grove Stone Bridge

Marker Location: Wheeling, Elm Grove section, US 40 at Little Wheeling Creek

County or Independent City: Ohio

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History 1982

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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