Putnam Street Bridge, Spanning Muskingum River, Marietta, Washington County, OH
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Spanning Muskingum River, Marietta, OH
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Documentation compiled after 1968.
Survey number HAER OH-117
Significance: The bridge, built in 1800, was the first free bridge crossing the Muskingum River is Marietta, Ohio. That bridge was swept away in the 1913 flood. The present Putnam Street Swing bridge was built on the same stone masonry piers/abutments. Although the swing span is inoperable, it is one of four remaining swing bridges in Ohio.
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)
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