Stevens Run (Rock Creek tributary) facts for kids
Stevens Run flows over the Gettysburg Battlefield and through the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Within the borough the stream is in a concrete channel, including a covered portion. From 1884 to 1942, the run was spanned by three bridges of the Round Top Branch railroad.
Stevens Run was named after Thaddeus Stevens, a congressman from Pennsylvania.
Samuel Gettys' Tavern was located on the south side on the uphill slope of the now-named Stevens Run, and Rock Creek Church was approximately on the north bank of the now-named Carlisle Street and Stevens Run. In 1902, a new bridge was built over the Tiber on Chambersburg Street.
|Mouth||Rock Creek confluence|
|Bridge||site of 1912 bridge |
|Bridge||Former borough site of 1920 bridge |
|Boundary||Exits GNMP land|
|Run||Confluence with flow from Colt Park|
|Flow from Plum & Guinn runs' triple pt|
|Headpoint||N of Codori house & barn|
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