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Name Old Fort Bridge (WKU)
Details Other Names - Kissing Bridge
Date Built - 1925
Architects - WKU Manual Arts Students

"We Are Not Surprised," College Heights Herald, July 16, 1925:

Mr. Wright, the landscape architect for the school, placed a bridge across the trench from the fort proper and an alcove back among the rocks. The manual arts students in our own school then planned the details of construction under the supervision of Mr. L.T. Smith. The construction of this unique retreat was done by Mr. Roman Emberger, an advanced student in manual arts. He was assisted by his brother and Mr. Hill, who are students that are specializing in manual arts. This retreat is very pretty and is an addition to the Hill that all of the students will enjoy, especially those that are looking forward to making a home in the near future, for here they can come together and make their plans as well as enjoy themselves without fear of being classed as bookworms. This is only one of many improvements on the Hill that are due to the manual arts department.

Additions - 2005 - SGA votes to fund repairs to reopen bridge

College Heights Herald

Craig, Berry. "Civil War Trench Tells Story of History," 11/12/1990
Fontana, Alex. "Kissers' Walkway to Receive Repairs," 11/10/2005
Laun, Susie. "Alumni Couples Invited to Reception at Kissing Bridge," 10/16/2007
Paskan, Eric. "A Thousand Words," 10/2/2007

1937 Talisman - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/351/

UA1C11/1 Public Relations Photograph Collection - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/38/

UA1C11/6 Leon Garrett Digital Collection - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/37/

UA1C11/22 Cherry Family Photograph Collection - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/131/

UA1C11/29 Franklin Studios Photograph Collection - http://www.wku.edu/library/archive/206.php

UA2/1 Board of Regents Meeting Minutes

July 31, 1998 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/bor/1998/qtrly/3/

UA12/3/1 SGA Legislation

Bill 86-27-S - Addition of Lighting in Specified Places - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Legislation/Bills/51/

UA12/3/1 SGA Meeting Minutes

August 11, 2005 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Meetings/Minutes/225/

October 25, 2005 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Meetings/Minutes/227/

November 11, 2005 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/sga/Meetings/Minutes/226/
Archives Entries 13
Photograph Entries 38

Associated Records

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Subseries 83. Structures - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Subseries 83. Structures - WKU Archives

Images of structures on WKU campus. These include the bridge at the fort, the Cherry Sundial, Cherry Statue, Creed Monument, Diddle Statute, Guthrie Bell Tower, proposed Memorial Tower and the Spoonholder.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 6. Leon Garrett Digital Collection - Garrett, Leon

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 6. Leon Garrett Digital Collection - Garrett, Leon

A collection of fourteen digital images scanned from slides loaned to the University Archives by Leon Garrett. The images depict the stadium and colonnade, Cherry Hall, Gordon Wilson Hall, Kentucky Building and the Old Fort Bridge.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 7. Bill Lee Slide Collection - Lee, William C.

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 7. Bill Lee Slide Collection - Lee, William C.

A collection of 203 slides of Ogden College related photographs and documents.

Image of UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paul Trafton with Owen Lawson former WKU Physical Plant director.

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Horn - Mullican [wedding invitation] -

Wedding invitation which reads: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horn request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their daughter Heather Ann to Mr. Michael A. Mullican, Jr. on Sunday, July twenty-fourth nineteen hundred and ninety-four on the campus of Western Kentucky University at Fort Johnston Bridge Bowling Green, Kentucky Reception immediately following. Enclosed is a map of WKU with the wedding site and inclement weather site (the Institute for Economic Development) marked. 18.5 x 13.2 cm. (folded) Invitation printed with green ink.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

Photographs, negatives, postcards, drawings, slides and digital images of Western Kentucky University buildings. Includes buildings of founding institutions. Subseries 1. Academic Athletic Performance Center / Diddle Arena Subseries 2. Academic Complex Subseries 3. Agricultural Exposition Center Subseries 4. Proposed Buildings Subseries 5. Barnes-Campbell Subseries 6. Barracks Subseries 7. Bates-Runner Subseries 8. Bemis Lawrence Subseries 9. Cabell Hall Subseries 10. Cedar House aka Faculty House Subseries 11. West Hall Subseries 12. Unidentified Subseries 13. Cherry Hall, 1937+ Subseries 14. Glasgow Normal School Subseries

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. XIV, No. 10 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3786">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3786</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Alumni News Editorials Personals Society Sports-Shorts This issue contains articles: Gordon Edwards, Catherine Canon Enter State Oratory Meet Welch, John. Sad Fate of Reporter Is Disclosed in Chance Find Lithographs Will Be Used in Annual - Talisman Otto Rothert Speaks on Pioneer 'Outlaws' Returned to Hospital - Beulah Campbell Fairchild, Wayne. Now All Is Quiet on the Hill, an

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 45, No. 7 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3882">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3882</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Al Stilley on Sports Alumni News Athletics Cartoon Club Clippings Fraternities & Sororities Happiness & the College Set Hilltopics Intramural Corner On Campus Religious News Tops in the Social Whirl This issue contains articles: ROTC Cadets Selecting Queen; Dance Set Next Month Founder's Day Features Tributes in Assembly 'Go Sorority Week' to Offer Insight into Greek S

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 13 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4487">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4487</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Beshear, Steve Fletcher, Ernie Iphones Moore, Brad Ramadan Shantytown

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 46, No. 24 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4720">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4720</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Clubs Calendar WKU and Me Alumni News Coming Events Calendar Toppertalk West on Western Sports Activity Almanac Dear Mom This issue contains articles: West, Dave. Dwight, Kay Smith Die in Tragic Auto Accident Greek Week Activities Continue With Sing, Chariot Race Today WKU Grad Describes U.S. Space Efforts - Arthur Thompson Mrs. Norma Malone Dies in Fall from Library Reeves, Jim. Po

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 4 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4729">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4729</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Theme, Schedule Told for Homecoming Week Porter, David. Group Declines to See the Future - Kentucky Council on Public Higher Education Sale of Tickets Begins Monday About 700 Freshmen Narrow Slate in Tuesday Primary Vandalism . . . Strikes Down Rustic Bridge - Old Fort Bridge Ten New Members Added Recently to Western's Academic Council TV Students Video Tape Grid Game Chaney, Joanne. Rush Events A

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 7, misnumbered, available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4725">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4725</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Homecoming - '67 Style - Begins Gubernatorial Mock Election Slated Tuesday After Debates Dr. Cleo Smith Booked as Next WKU Lecture Opera Theater to Offer Productions Four Tops to Perform Here November 7 Renovation, Remodeling Set for Van Meter, Former Library - Gordon Wils

Image of UA8.3.3.8 WKU Scenes - WKYU Production Services

UA8.3.3.8 WKU Scenes - WKYU Production Services

Film of WKU scenes. Run time 45:00. Includes footage of campus buildings, unidentified construction, Ft. Albert Sidney Johnston, cheerleading camp, football practice, cafeteria, classrooms, downtown Bowling Green and Joe Downing exhibit. This film has been digitized and is available online at: https://youtu.be/Fz3MQtJim3g If you recognize this film and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Old Fort Bridge - Garrett, Leon

Old Fort Bridge - Garrett, Leon

Color image, Old Fort Bridge aka Kissing Bridge in snow and ice.

Image of Unidentified students - Unknown

Unidentified students - Unknown

Unidentified students on bridge at old fort aka kissing bridge. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

Image of Bridge - Salmon, Kelly

Bridge - Salmon, Kelly

Color print of bridge at Ft. Albert Sidney Johnston showing the kissing bridge.

Image of Bridge - Triplett, William

Bridge - Triplett, William

Bridge at Ft. Albert Sidney Johnston, aka Kissing Bridge.

Image of Lucile Schaaf Under Bridge - Unknown

Lucile Schaaf Under Bridge - Unknown

Lucile Schaaf at bridge in ice storm, aka kissing bridge.

Image of Bridge in Ice - Unknown

Bridge in Ice - Unknown

Bridge at Ft. Albert Sidney Johnston with ice aka kissing bridge.

Image of Unidentified Students - Public Affairs (WKU)

Unidentified Students - Public Affairs (WKU)

Undentified students at kissing bridge. If you recognize this photo and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.