Bridges in Mitchell County Nominated for Register

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Three historic limestone bridges in north-central Kansas are among 11 properties nominated for the National Register of Historic Places.

The Salina Journal reports Brown’s Creek Tributary Masonry Arch Bridge, Antelope Creek Masonry Arch Bridge and North Rock Creek Masonry Arch Bridge in Mitchell County were built using locally quarried limestone between 1936 and 1940. They were projects for the Works Progress Administration, a federal work relief program.

They bridges have been nominated for their local significance in areas of government, social history and engineering.

Other nominated sites include the Town House Hotel in Kansas City and the First Presbyterian Church in De Graff.

The nominations will be evaluated by the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places in Washington.