Hitt Bridge

Hitt Bridge (HM1II)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 29.272', W 77° 42.817'

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This three-arch span with its unusually high center arch was built in 1830 over a ford in the Antietam Creek that was used by Braddock's army in 1755. Samuel Hitt was instrumental in financing this bridge, which was built by Silas Harry, as agent for John Weaver, at a cost of only $1,413.66. This ford was later chosen by Hitt as the site of his grist and sawmill, now known as Pry's Mill.
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HM NumberHM1II
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series
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Placed ByWashington County Historical Advisory Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:31am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266628 N 4374433
Decimal Degrees39.48786667, -77.71361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.272', W 77° 42.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 16.32" N, 77° 42' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18864 Keedysville Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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