This covered bridge was built in 1828 over Wills Creek, Guernsey County, Cambridge,Ohio when the National Road came through.

This covered bridge was built in 1828 over Wills Creek, Guernsey County, Cambridge,Ohio when the National Road came through.

The old National Road covered bridge. The first and most historical bridge in Guernsey County. Built in 1828, it existed until it was destroyed by a flood in 1913. It was very rare for a bridge in this era to have two separate lanes.

Old Covered Bridge, Wills Creek, National Pike, Cambridge, Ohio

The old National Road covered bridge. The first and most historical bridge in Guernsey County. Built in 1828, it existed until it was destroyed by a flood in 1913. It was very rare for a bridge in this era to have two separate lanes.

Former Zane's Crossing Bridge, also known as the Old National Road Bridge. Pioneers traveling west, used a Ferry to cross Willis Creek, 1798-1805, next a log bridge with puncheon floor, 1805-1828. In 1801, this double lane covered bridge was authorized, constructed 1828, built on dry ground and water turned to flow under it, afterward. Weakened by 1913 flood, condemned and removed.

Former Zane's Crossing Bridge, also known as the Old National Road Bridge. Pioneers traveling west, used a Ferry to cross Willis Creek, 1798-1805, next a log bridge with puncheon floor, 1805-1828. In 1801, this double lane covered bridge was authorized, constructed 1828, built on dry ground and water turned to flow under it, afterward. Weakened by 1913 flood, condemned and removed.

History of the Armstrong Bridge, currently located in the City Park.

History of the Armstrong Bridge, currently located in the City Park.

Looking down South 8th Street from the Courthouse.  No Southgate Parkway bridge yet.

Looking down South 8th Street from the Courthouse. No Southgate Parkway bridge yet.

Guernsey County Courthouse and Southgate Parkway bridge in Cambridge, OH.

Guernsey County Courthouse and Southgate Parkway bridge in Cambridge, OH.

The old double covered bridge spanning Will's Creek. The National Road.

The old double covered bridge spanning Will's Creek. The National Road.

ORIGINAL GUERNSEY COUNTY CIURTHOUSE  ---  Guernsey County was formed in 1810 and the county constructed its courthouse on Public Square in Cambridge.

ORIGINAL GUERNSEY COUNTY CIURTHOUSE --- Guernsey County was formed in 1810 and the county constructed its courthouse on Public Square in Cambridge.

Guernsey Memorial Hospital. Built in 1952. I was born here.

Guernsey Memorial Hospital. Built in 1952. I was born here.

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