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White River Falls Bridge Company (1792-)

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1792-

The White River Falls Bridge Company was incorporated in New Hampshire in 1792 with the purpose of building bridges and to supply a safer passage for river boats on the Connecticut. The original proprietors included Ebeneazer Brewster, Aaron Hutchinson and Rufus Graves. In 1794, an amendment was added and in 1795, the company was also chartered in Vermont. The first bridge built by the company was the Ledyard Bridge which connected Hanover, NH to Norwich, VT over the Connecticut River.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

White River Falls Bridge Company records

MS-1287
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1287
Overview White River Falls Bridge Company (founded 1792). The collection consists of records of the company as well as correspondence and receipts.