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Frankford Avenue Bridge
Society: ASCEMain Category: CivilSub Category: BridgesEra: 1600sDateCreated: 1697Pennypack ParkPhiladelphiaState: PAZip: 19114Country: USAWebsite: http://www.asce.org/Project/Frankford-Avenue-Bridge/Creator: Unknown

"For 273 years, the little stone bridge that carries Frankford Ave. across Pennypack Creek has been doing its humble job with a minimum of attention..." 
 - Gerald McKelvey, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 16, 1970

YearAdded:
1970
Image Credit: Public Domain (National Park Service)Image Caption: Frankford Avenue BridgeEra_date_from: 1697
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