Sawyer's Bridge

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Sawyer's Bridge

Sawyers Bridge


Sawyer's bridge was the name given to the bridge across the Bellamy on Route 108 because it was near the residence of Governor Sawyer. It was formerly called Dunn's bridge for Samuel Dunn's nearby tavern. It was also know as Libbey's bridge due to Benjamin Libbey and his Enoch who lived on Back River Road by the Bellamy. Before then it was known as Gerrish's bridge for Gerrish's grist-mill which stood just below the bridge. The house and picket fence were torn down to provide access to the Sawyer Mills retail outlet.

Sawyers Bridge
Sawyer's Bridge looking north

 

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