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Roy Gates Mill, Windham County

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Inventory Number: VT/45-13-36x
County: Windham County
Township: Guilford
Town/Village: Green River
Bridge Name: Roy Gates Mill
Crosses: Green River
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Built: 1870's
Builder:
When Lost: Jun 1929
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Latitude: N42 46.83
Longitude: W072 40.41
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Directions: Upstream from the Green River Bridge.
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Comments:
This bridge replaced one lost in the 1869 flood. Richard Sanders Allen's notes mentioned that this bridge may have been lost in 1934. Coordinates are at an approximate location of the bridge. Per the Brattleboro Reformer, June 4, 1954, the old covered bridge near Gates Mill was torn down 25 years earlier (June, 1929).
Sources:
Brattleboro Reformer, June 4, 1954.
NSPCB Archives, Richard Sanders Allen Collection, Paper Files, Michigan Lists & Maps
Allen, Richard S. & Morse Victor. Windham County's Famous Covered Bridges, 1960, page 15

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