Barrackville Covered Bridge

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Barrackville Covered Bridge
Barrackville Covered Bridge - Side in Winter.jpg
Barrackville Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Barrackville Covered Bridge
Location WV 21, over Buffalo Creek, Barrackville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°30′21″N 80°10′5″W / 39.50583°N 80.16806°W / 39.50583; -80.16806Coordinates: 39°30′21″N 80°10′5″W / 39.50583°N 80.16806°W / 39.50583; -80.16806
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1853
Architect Chenoweth, Lemuel
Architectural style Burr truss
Governing body State
MPS West Virginia Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 73001921[1]
Added to NRHP March 30, 1973

The Barrackville Covered Bridge spans 145 feet (44 m) in a single span across Buffalo Creek near Barrackville, West Virginia. Built by in 1853 by local bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth, the structure is a modified arched Burr truss, with siding added twenty years after the bridge's construction.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ E.L. Kemp (December 21, 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Barrackville Covered Bridge" (PDF). National Park Service. 

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