Elm Grove Stone Bridge

Elm Grove Stone Bridge (HM17MF)

Location: Wheeling, WV 26003 Ohio County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 2.618', W 80° 39.519'

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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 for Shepherd in honor of his support for National Road construction.
HM NumberHM17MF
Series This marker is part of the The Historic National Road series
Year Placed1982
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 529119 N 4432655
Decimal Degrees40.04363333, -80.65865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 2.618', W 80° 39.519'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 2' 37.08" N, 80° 39' 31.14" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2220-2246 National Rd, Wheeling WV 26003, US
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