Claysville S Bridge

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"S" Bridge
Claysville S Bridge, eastern end.jpg
Eastern end of the bridge
Claysville S Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Claysville S Bridge
Claysville S Bridge is located in USA
Claysville S Bridge
Nearest city Washington, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′22″N 80°21′0″W / 40.13944°N 80.35000°W / 40.13944; -80.35000Coordinates: 40°8′22″N 80°21′0″W / 40.13944°N 80.35000°W / 40.13944; -80.35000
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1818
NRHP Reference # 75001676[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 04, 1975
Designated PHMC May 28, 1947[2]

The Claysville "S" Bridge is a historic S bridge in Washington County, Pennsylvania. The bridge is made of stone and was a part of the Cumberland Road (later National Road) and helped transport wagons and stagecoaches amid the American westward expansion in the early 19th century.[2] It passes over Buffalo Creek.[3]

In 1947, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission installed a historical marker noting the historic importance of the bridge.[2] It is designated as a historic bridge by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation.[3]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c "S Bridge - PHMC Historical Markers". Historical Marker Database. Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "S Bridge". Landmark Registry - Bridges. Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation. 2008. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 

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