Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member New England n00b
N 43° 02.360 W 072° 16.218
18T E 722357 N 4768799
The largest arched bridge without supports in water. Built in the 1800's, it is still in use today!
Waymark Code: WMVQ6
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 84

Text of Marker:
Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge
With an arch 36'-6" above the
average upstream elevation,
this bridge has the highest vault
of any dry-laid bridge in
New Hampshire. Spanning the deep
gorge of the Ashuelot River, it was
constructed in 1862-63 under the
supervision of William L. Kingsbury.
Listed in the National Register of
Historic Places in 1989.

Official New Hampshire Marker site: not up at this time.
Marker Name: Gilsum Stone Arch Bridge

Official Marker Number: 168

Marker Type: Official NH State

Marker Location: Gilsum

Date Marker Established: 1995

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