Historic Markers Across Alabama



Sumter County's Covered Bridge



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Student Union Drive, Livingston, AL
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 32° 35.684    W 088° 11.074
  32.59473333    -88.18456666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

1860-Captain W. A. C. Jones of Livingston designed and built the bridge of hand-hewn yellow pine put together with large pegs, clear span 88 feet, overhead clearance 14 feet, and inside width of 17 feet, across the Sucarnoochee River on old State Road south of Livingston.

1924-Bridge taken down and reconstructed across Alamucha Creek on old Bellamy-Livingston Road where in use 1958.

1971-Removed to Livingston University campus and restored.







End of Sumter County's Covered Bridge