Switzer Covered Bridge

Switzer Covered Bridge (HM7HG)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 15.138', W 84° 45.591'

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Franklin County's only covered bridge spans North Elkhorn Creek and is 120 ft. long and 11 ft. wide. It was built by George Hockensmith circa 1855. each entrance has a sawtooth edge; the lattice is pinned with trunnels (treenasil). Restored in 1906 by Louis Bower. Closed to traffic in 1954. This bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, 1974.
HM NumberHM7HG
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1571
Year Placed1976
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 696015 N 4236181
Decimal Degrees38.25230000, -84.75985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.138', W 84° 45.591'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 8.28" N, 84° 45' 35.46" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3559 KY-1689, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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