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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

020-0135 Bridge at Falling Creek

Bridge at Falling Creek
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 08/28/1995

NRHP Listing Date 10/12/1995

NPS property number 95001171

Nestled in a wayside park between the busy north- and southbound lanes of U. S. Route 1/301, the Bridge at Falling Creek is one of only twelve known masonry-arched turnpike bridges remaining in the state. It was built in 1823 as a component of the Manchester-Petersburg Turnpike.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated April 4, 2018