Bridge at Cascadilla Creek

Building Bridges - Traverse Tompkins

Bridge at Cascadilla Creek

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: Ithaca Heritage


Boatbuilding was a thriving business in Ithaca beginning with the formation of the Cayuga Steamboat Company in 1819. By the 1870s there were numerous boatyards, including one owned by the Jarvis family, shown here on Cascadilla Creek. The pedestrian bridge crossing the creek was built high enough to allow easy passage of boat traffic below. The exact location of this bridge is unknown, and if you have any information about it email

This point of interest is part of the tour: Building Bridges - Traverse Tompkins


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