Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Covered Bridge

Marker ID: THC 1A 62
Location: at the intersection of South Riverside Drive and 3rd Street, Elizabethton, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 20.833    W 082° 12.724
  36.34721666    -82.21206666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2A92


This bridge over Doe River was built early in 1882 at a cost to the county of $3000 for the bridge and $300 for the approaches. The site was chosen by J.J. McCorkle, Wiley Christian and H.M. Rentfro. The committee were Thomas E. Matson, Engineer, W.M. Folsom, J.C. Folson, J.C. Smith, Dr. James M. Cameron and J.M. Simmerly. Dr. E.E. Hunter was contractor and George Lindamood supervisor.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission