Fourpoints Bridge

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Fourpoints Bridge
Four Points Bridge.jpg
Fourpoints Bridge is located in Maryland
Fourpoints Bridge
Fourpoints Bridge is located in the US
Fourpoints Bridge
Location Southeast of Emmitsburg, Emmitsburg, Maryland
Coordinates 39°40′17″N 77°18′4″W / 39.67139°N 77.30111°W / 39.67139; -77.30111Coordinates: 39°40′17″N 77°18′4″W / 39.67139°N 77.30111°W / 39.67139; -77.30111
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1876 (1876)
Built by Wrought Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Pratt truss
NRHP Reference # 78001457[1]
Added to NRHP November 29, 1978

The Fourpoints Bridge, near Emmitsburg, Maryland is a wrought iron bridge by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio. The bridge crosses Toms Creek and is similar to the Poffenberger Road Bridge elsewhere in Frederick County. The 103-foot Pratt truss bridge remains in daily use.[2]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Cherilyn Widell (January 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Fourpoints Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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