New Portland Wire Bridge

Wire Bridge Rd., over the Carrabasssett River
New Portland, Maine

Historic Document

New Portland Wire Bridge is located in Somerset County, Maine certified as a historic location on Monday January 12, 1970. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Road-Related. New Portland Wire Bridge was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Engineering.

New Portland Wire Bridge Information

Other Name: Col. Morses' Fool Bridge
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: Structure
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morse,Col. F. B.
Architectural Style: Wire (suspension) Bridge
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

New Portland Wire Bridge Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 3
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
New Portland Historic Locations Somerset County Historic Locations Maine Historic Locations