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Free Covered Bridge

Thompson, G. F; Gleason, M. S; Virginia Bridge and Iron Company (Roanoke, Va.); LeBlanc, Jude; Dunham-Jones, Ellen
Format
Photographs; Online
Creator
Thompson, G. F
Gleason, M. S
Virginia Bridge and Iron Company (Roanoke, Va.)
LeBlanc, Jude
Dunham-Jones, Ellen
Date Created
1762
Composition Era
18th Century
1760's
Type
building
Place
Over Rivanna River on Rt 250E
Albemarle County (Va.)
Culture
American
Note
Originally a Wooden Covered Bridge on Stone Piers; now a concrete and steel bridge
G. F. Thompson & M. S. Gleason, builders 1865--VA Bridge & Iron Co, Roanoke builders by 1900--Jude LeBlanc & Ellen Dunham-Jones, architects 1993
Event
Act to encouage building bridges across the Rivanna River--Act to order a Bridge over the Rivanna River--Destroyed by flood--Allegedly burned by Union Soldiers--Rebuilt for $2,000--Destroyed by flood & rebuilt--Destroyed by flood--Steel bridge with wooden
Contents
Digital Images : 1; Covered bridge.
Credit
K. Edward Lay, Also published in The Architecture of Jefferson country: Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia. 2000.
Collection
Art and Architecture
Architecture of Jefferson Country
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