Frankenfield Covered Bridge

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Frankenfield Covered Bridge
Frankenfield Covered Bridge 1.jpg
South end of Frankenfield Covered Bridge
Frankenfield Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Frankenfield Covered Bridge
Location North of Tinicum on Township 421, Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′33″N 75°5′58″W / 40.47583°N 75.09944°W / 40.47583; -75.09944Coordinates: 40°28′33″N 75°5′58″W / 40.47583°N 75.09944°W / 40.47583; -75.09944
Built 1872
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Other, Town truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP Reference # 80003444[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1980

The Frankenfield Covered Bridge is a wooden covered bridge that spans Tinicum Creek in Point Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States. The bridge is located in Bucks County on Cafferty Road about 0.6 miles (1.0 km) southeast of Headquarters Road, near Vansant Airport, and a similar distance northwest of East Dark Hollow Road, near Palisades School District. Hollow Horn Road branches off from Cafferty Road a short distance from the south end of the span and goes south.

It was built in 1872, and is a town truss bridge constructed of oak. It is the only covered bridge in Bucks County with side windows.[2] The sign on the Frankenfield covered bridge states that the structure is 130 feet (40 m) long with a clearance of 9.42 feet (2.87 m).

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980.[1]

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  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 Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Frankenfield Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30.