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 +===== Court Street Bridge =====
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 +| [[http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​courtstbrdgcurrent-1.jpg|{{http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​courtstbrdgcurrent-1.jpg|Current Bridge}}]] |
 +| Current Bridge |
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 +| [[http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​bridgej.jpg|{{http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​bridgej.jpg|Wood Covered bridge}}]] |
 +| Wood Covered bridge |
 + The first span over the [[Black_River|Black River]] in [[Watertown|Watertown]] linked Watertown'​s north side to the village of [[Juhelville|Juhelville]],​ across the river. This span would become known as the [[Court_Street|Court Street]] Bridge.\\ \\  Four bridges have been built on this site. The first bridge was a wooden, covered bridge, built by [[Henry_Coffeen|Henry Coffeen]], which stood until 1880, when a new iron bridge was erected in its place. Ruins of the stone foundations of the wooden, and iron bridges can still be seen next to the current bridge. In 1920, a two tiered, steel and concrete structure was built. The top level linked [[Court_Street|Court]],​ [[Coffeen_Street|Coffeen]] and Massey Streets, while the lower tier was accessible from Newell Street. This structure was demolished in 1987, and the current bridge was erected in its place.
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 +| [[http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​CourtStBridge1987-1.jpg.jpg|{{http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​CourtStBridge1987-1.jpg|Two tiered concrete bridge}}]] |
 +| Two tiered concrete bridge |
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 +| [[http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​courtstbrdgruins-1.jpg|{{http://​i702.photobucket.com/​albums/​ww22/​JeffCoWikiPhotos/​Jefferson_County/​Watertown/​courtstbrdgruins-1.jpg|Ruins of 19th cent. foundations}}]] |
 +| Ruins of 19th cent. foundations |
 +\\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ \\ 
 +===== See Also =====
 +[[Bridges_in_Jefferson_County|Bridges in Jefferson County]]
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