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Watson Mill Bridge, Spanning South Fork Broad River, Watson Mill Road,, Comer, Madison County, GA



B&W Photos

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BWPhotos 195329

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BWPhotos 195330

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BWPhotos 195331

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BWPhotos 195332

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BWPhotos 195333

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BWPhotos 195334

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BWPhotos 195335

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BWPhotos 195336

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BWPhotos 195338

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BWPhotos 195339

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BWPhotos 195340

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BWPhotos 195341

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BWPhotos 195342


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Location
Watson Mill Road, Comer vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER GA-140
Building/structure dates: 1885 initial construction
Significance: The Watson Mill Bridge is the longest of sixteen surviving covered bridges in the state of Georgia, and one of four surviving covered bridges attributed to Washington W. King, son of prominent bridge builder and former slave Horace King. The bridge has been restored as the focal point of the Watson Mill Bridge State Park.

Subjects
Covered Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
King, Washington W.
Town, Ithiel
Georgia Department Of Natural Resources
King, Horace
Godwin, John
Thomas, Frances L.
Bennett, Lola, Historian
Lowe, Jet, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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