Fowlersville Covered Bridge

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Fowlersville Covered Bridge
FOWLERSVILLE COVERED BRIDGE, COLUMBIA CO. PENNSYLVANIA.jpg
The bridge at its original site over the West Branch Briar Creek in 1982
Fowlersville Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Fowlersville Covered Bridge
Location Legislative Route 19039, south of Fowlersville, North Centre Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°3′19″N 76°19′39″W / 41.05528°N 76.32750°W / 41.05528; -76.32750Coordinates: 41°3′19″N 76°19′39″W / 41.05528°N 76.32750°W / 41.05528; -76.32750
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1886
Built by King, Charles
Architectural style Other, Queen Post design
Governing body State
MPS Covered Bridges of Columbia and Montour Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79003182[1]
Added to NRHP November 29, 1979

The Fowlersville Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located in North Centre Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. It is a 40-foot-long (12 m), Queen Post Truss bridge with board-and-batten siding constructed in 1886. It originally crossed the West Branch Briar Creek. It is one of 28 historic covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] In 1986 the bridge was moved to Briar Creek Park in North Centre Township. The coordinates above refer to the bridge's original location, its new location is 41°03′39″N 76°17′01″W / 41.06083°N 76.28361°W / 41.06083; -76.28361.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Bill Pennesi and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fowlersville Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Fowlersville Bridge". Columbia County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved December 12, 2012.