Skip
Navigation

On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Construction of the New River Gorge Bridge
Construction of the New River Gorge Bridge

The New River Gorge Bridge was dedicated on October 22, 1977.

Learn more:
Opening of the New River Gorge Bridge
"30,000 Attend Dedication Events" (Dedication of the New River Gorge Bridge)
Remarks of Governor John D. Rockefeller IV, Dedication of the New River Gorge Bridge (Ar1834)
"Good Day For Politicians" (Dedication of the New River Gorge Bridge)
"The Gorge At The Turn Of The Century" (Dedication of the New River Gorge Bridge)
"Pomp, Ceremony Mark Bridge's Dedication"
Envelope from Dedication of New River Gorge Bridge (Sc91-47)
Video Clip of Construction of New River Gorge Bridge     (dialup)   (broadband)
Video Clip of Dedication of New River Gorge Bridge     (dialup)   (broadband)


On This Day in West Virginia History: October