Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Swinging Bridge



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Location: on River Street, on the left when traveling east, Newport, TN
County: Cocke
Coordinates: N 35° 58.051    W 083° 10.834
  35.96751666    -83.18056666
Waymark: None
 



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Swinging Bridge



A swinging bridge crossed the river just east of this spot, 1914-1924. It provided access to the G.L. Goughnour home on the cliff as well as access to town from Warford Road.