Glessner Bridge

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Glessner Bridge
Glessner Bridge.JPG
Glessner Bridge, July 2012
Glessner Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Glessner Bridge
Location Northwest of Shanksville off Legislative Route 55068, Stonycreek Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°1′33″N 78°55′16″W / 40.02583°N 78.92111°W / 40.02583; -78.92111Coordinates: 40°1′33″N 78°55′16″W / 40.02583°N 78.92111°W / 40.02583; -78.92111
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1881
Architectural style Other, Multiple Kingpost
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP Reference # 80003631[1]
Added to NRHP December 10, 1980

The Glessner Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Stonycreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1881, and is a 90-foot-long (27 m), long-multiple Kingpost truss bridge, with half-height plank siding and a tin covered gable roof. The bridge crosses Stonycreek River. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2]

It was added to 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 Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (Glessner Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.