Bridge across French Broad River near Bridgeport, Tenn.
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Bridge across French Broad River near Bridgeport, Tenn.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Bridges,
  • French Broad River (N.C. and Tenn.),
  • Tennessee

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Other titlesBridge across French Broad River near Bridgeport, Tennessee
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16157214M

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Start where the French Broad forms at the North and West Forks of the river. Meander under tree canopy as you wind your way past Middle and East forks of the French Broad River toward a very nice campground (just past the Green Road bridge on the right), maintained by Headwaters Outfitters (to make a reservation contact Headwaters Outfitters). Day two takes you through farms, past the town of Brevard . Approximately 1/2 mile to the West of Neddy Mountain is the land where our forefather Jacob Faubion and his wife Diannah Rector made their home when they first settled in Tennessee. Just to the North of this bridge is where one of the first bridges in Cocke County was built across the French Broad River near present day Bridgeport, Tennessee.   Wahoo Zipline Across the French Broad River & Sky Bridge, Sevierville, Tennessee - CD and a free pass to see the new Mountain Dew glass bottom sky bridge. Here we go! This is section B of the French Broad River! Instead of paddling the whole sect we will be paddling the BEST part, from the Murray Branch river access (better parking) past the super scenic Paint Rock cliffs to the historic Wolf Creek Bridge miles total.

The West Asheville Bridge, built in near Roberts St., was the only bridge to sur- vive the flood. The flood waters destroyed Smith's Bridge, Carrier's Bridge, and Pearson's Bridge. Figure II Map of Tennessee showing the grand divisions. W miles of streams,Tennessee contains a variety of small rivers and creeks as well as several major rivers with 1, miles of navigable waterways. The Holston River and the French Broad River merge in East Tennessee to form the Tennessee River that flows south into. Walking bridge, converted from a former L & N Railroad deck truss bridge Location Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama Status Open to pedestrians History Built ; four spans built ; Trusses modified in the s Railroads - Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN) - Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway (NC&StL) - Rail-to-trail Design. Funky little Oskar Blues Grill & Brew started 15 years ago when Dale Katechis and his high school sweetheart stumbled across the small town of Lyons, Colorado, while on a road trip north from their home in Alabama. Read More.

Wilma Dykeman wrote the book The French Broad () about the river. The book brought public attention to concerns about the polluted condition of parts of the river. The river is also the subject of the monograph Watershed: The French Broad River () by Jeff : Tennessee River. 1 photographic print on card mount: gelatin silver.   Just a brief distance the river joins the French Broad River and becomes the Tennessee River. One of the earliest burials there is for the wife of the church minister who died while the men were chasing down the Cherokee who had raided the region. The woman’s body was taken down river by other women, in a canoe, and buried high on the hill. French Broad River (Murray Branch) Murray Branch Public Fishing Area: This area has three fishing pads along the French Broad River connected by a universally accessible trail. Two handi-capped parking spaces are provided.