Bridge in Franconia Township

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Bridge in Franconia Township
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Bridge on Allentown Road (Franconia, PA) over Skippack Creek. September 2012.
Bridge in Franconia Township is located in Pennsylvania
Bridge in Franconia Township
Bridge in Franconia Township is located in the US
Bridge in Franconia Township
Location Allentown Road over Skippack Creek, Elvoy, Franconia Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°17′19″N 75°20′19″W / 40.28861°N 75.33861°W / 40.28861; -75.33861Coordinates: 40°17′19″N 75°20′19″W / 40.28861°N 75.33861°W / 40.28861; -75.33861
Area less than one acre
Built 1837, 1874
Architectural style Other, Multi-span stone arch
MPS Highway Bridges Owned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation TR
NRHP Reference # 88000856[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1988

Bridge in Franconia Township is a historic stone arch bridge spanning Skippack Creek at Elvoy in Franconia Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The bridge was built in 1837 and reconstructed in 1874. It has two 20-foot-long (6.1 m) spans with an overall length of 100-foot (30 m).[2]

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes District 6-0 (November 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bridge in Franconia Township" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-11. 

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