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Old 05-31-2012, 06:35 PM   #95
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Originally Posted by rhino_adv View Post
Kim,
This is the BOLIVIA ROAD BRIDGE. It crosses the Sangamon river and connects Sangamon and Christian counties. I do find it hard to believe "Abe Lincoln crossed that very bridge" as the sheriff told you.The bridge was constructed in 1901, Abe Lincoln was assassinated in 1865 (36 years before the bridge came to be).
Your history lesson for the day

Brad
Brad, thanks we wondered about local lore! I love how you know the details of them. I wish you had been able to ride through with us. The placard was stolen so we wondered about build date. Thanks mate!

Kim
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