Geiger Covered Bridge

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Geiger Covered Bridge
Lehigh County - Geiger's Bridge.jpg
Geiger Covered Bridge, February 2008
Geiger Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Geiger Covered Bridge
Location Southeast of Schencksville on Township 681, North Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°38′46″N 75°37′0″W / 40.64611°N 75.61667°W / 40.64611; -75.61667Coordinates: 40°38′46″N 75°37′0″W / 40.64611°N 75.61667°W / 40.64611; -75.61667
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1860
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP Reference # 80003558[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1980

Geiger Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It is a 112-foot-long (34 m), Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1860. It has vertical plank siding and an entry portal of stepped square planks. It crosses Jordan Creek.[2]

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

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 Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Geiger Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-09.