Wood Used For 1st Wekiva River Bridge

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Title

Wood Used For 1st Wekiva River Bridge

Alternative Title

1st Wekiva River Bridge

Subject

Wekiva River (Lake County-Orange County, Fla.)
Bridges--Florida

Description

The first bridge built across the Wekiva River in Florida. The Wekiva River, sometimes spelled Wekiwa, in a river originating in Apopka and joining the St. Johns River. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has designated Wekiva as a Florida State Canoe Trail, an Outstanding Florida Water body, and an Aquatic Preserve. The wood used to build the bridge in the photograph was milled in Markham, a community west of Sanford and north of Heathrow, Florida.

Source

Original black and white newspaper photograph: Private Collection of Bettye Reagan.

Date Created

ca. 1900-1939

Contributor

Reagan, Bettye Jean Aulin

Has Version

"Wekiva River Bridge by Bettye Reagan." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/6950.

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white newspaper photograph.

Is Part Of

Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

350 KB

Medium

1 black and white newspaper photograph

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Markham, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Bettye Reagan and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Bettye Reagan

External Reference

"Wekiva River." St. Johns River Water Management District. http://www.floridaswater.com/middlestjohnsriver/wekivariver.html.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

1 black and white newspaper photograph

Locations

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