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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Beaver Creek Native Stone Bridge

Picture of property NE 50 Ave. S & NE 230 Rd - 1/4 mile S on NE 50 Ave.
Beaver (Barton County)
Listed in National Register Apr 16, 2008

Architect: Work Projects Administration
Category: road-related
Thematic Nomination: Masonry Arch Bridges of Kansas

Located on a rural county road, this single-arch limestone bridge spans the headwaters of Beaver Creek. The decorative keystone notes the bridge's 1941 construction date. The locally quarried stone features a rusticated finish and retains its tool markings. The bridge is nominated for its association with the Works Projects Administration and for its architectural significance as unique single-arch limestone bridge.

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