Governor's Bridge, Governor's Bridge Road spanning Patuxent River, Bowie, Prince George's County, MD
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Governor's Bridge Road spanning Patuxent River, Bowie, MD
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER MD-85
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Significance: Governor's Bridge is one of only two surviving truss bridges in the county. It also marks the site of a river crossing since colonial times. The name Governor's Bridge is derived from the use of this crossing by two eighteenth century Maryland governors who lived at nearby "Belair."
Steel Truss Bridges
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
1. 3/4 VIEW OF BRIDGE
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