East Oriental Covered Bridge

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East Oriental Covered Bridge
East Oriental Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
East Oriental Covered Bridge
Nearest city Meiserville, Pennsylvania and Oriental, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°38′20″N 77°0′5″W / 40.63889°N 77.00139°W / 40.63889; -77.00139Coordinates: 40°38′20″N 77°0′5″W / 40.63889°N 77.00139°W / 40.63889; -77.00139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Architectural style Burr truss
Governing body Private
MPS Covered Bridges of Juniata and Snyder Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79002246[1]
Added to NRHP August 10, 1979

The East Oriental Covered Bridge, also known as the Sheaffer Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Perry Township near Meiserville in Snyder County, Pennsylvania and Susquehanna Township near Oriental in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. It is a 90-foot-long (27 m) Burr Truss bridge. It crosses Mahantango Creek, but is no longer in vehicle use.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Susan M. Zacher and Tobi Casner (ca. February 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Juniata and Snyder Counties: East Oriental Covered Bridge". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2009-10-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[dead link]
  3. ^ "Google satellite image". Retrieved 2012-06-22.