Plaques, statue salvaged from N.H.-Maine Memorial Bridge
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) – Three plaques, a monument and eagle statue once part of the original World War Memorial Bridge connecting New Hampshire and Maine have been restored at a cost of about $300,000.
For now, the iron plaques are being shown at the Portsmouth Historical Society. They will end up near the new Memorial Bridge, which was official opened on Aug. 8.
The Portsmouth Herald reports the smallest plaque from the 1920s recognizes the American Bridge Co. and original bridge designer J.A.L. Waddell. The medium-sized plaque recognizes local dignitaries and engineers
The largest plaque features the many politicians and engineers who helped to make the bridge a reality.
Information from: Portsmouth Herald, http://www.seacoastonline.com
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