Designed and built between 1881 and 1883 by Silas Hussey, Jr. (1828-1913), this bridge is unique in New Hampshire in having heavy brick arches faced with split granite. Its fifty-foot width was exceptional for the time. Hussey was a local quarryman and stonecutter who also designed Rochester’s Civil War monument. He built the three-arched bridge for a contract price of $13,800, subcontracting the bricklaying to Henry J. Wilkinson 1848-1899) of Rochester, a British-born mason.
We went to the Vintage Bazaar at the Pettengill Farm Salsbury, Ma. I am still trying to find out who this singer was, but he was the best I heard that day. Lot's of collectibles and gardens. Despite the heat and humility we had a great time.