Fleisher Covered Bridge

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Fleisher Covered Bridge
Fleishers Bridge 1.JPG
Fleisher Covered Bridge, October 2010
Fleisher Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Fleisher Covered Bridge
Location Northwest of Newport on Township 477, Oliver Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°29′22″N 77°9′31″W / 40.48944°N 77.15861°W / 40.48944; -77.15861Coordinates: 40°29′22″N 77°9′31″W / 40.48944°N 77.15861°W / 40.48944; -77.15861
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1887
Architect Yohn & Ritter
Architectural style Burr
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003601[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1980

The Fleisher Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Oliver Township near Newport in Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is a 113-foot-long (34 m) Burr truss bridge, constructed in 1887. Steel I-beams were erected in 1960. It crosses Big Buffalo Creek.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

Interior

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Susan M. Zacher (ca. March 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Fleisher Covered Bridge". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2011-11-20.