Kilgore Mill Covered Bridge and Mill Site

Destroyed by fire
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Also known as: Bethlehem Bridge, Apalachee River Bridge, Briscoe Mill Bridge
3.5 mi. SW of Bethlehem across Apalachee River/county line, Bethlehem, Georgia

Covered Town lattice truss bridge over Appalachee River on Briscoe Mill Rd. (Carl Davis Rd.)

Photo 

File:KILGORE MILL COVERED BRIDGE.jpg

Photo taken by JERRYE & ROY KLOTZ MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1975
Reference number
75000572
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Town lattice truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Road-related; Manufacturing facility
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1894
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing sites: 1

Tags 

19th Century (37,425)
Barrow County, Georgia (17)
Bethlehem, Georgia (2)
Bridge (2,605)
Built 1894 (584)
Built during 1890s (7,517)
D.J. Thompson (1)
Georgia (3,066)
Lost (19)
Owned by local government (11,501)
Stone (26,161)
Tin (2,648)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • July 22, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Burned by arsonists in 1993

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