Hays Bridge Historic District

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Hays Bridge Historic District
Covered bridge in the district
Hays Bridge Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Hays Bridge Historic District
Location East of Mercersburg on Pennsylvania Routes 331 and 328, Montgomery Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°47′19″N 77°51′15″W / 39.78861°N 77.85417°W / 39.78861; -77.85417Coordinates: 39°47′19″N 77°51′15″W / 39.78861°N 77.85417°W / 39.78861; -77.85417
Area 9.9 acres (4.0 ha)
Built 1820
Built by Stouffer, S.
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78002402[1]
Added to NRHP July 31, 1978

Hays Bridge Historic District is a national historic district located in Montgomery Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. The district includes two contributing buildings and two contributing structures. The buildings are a three-story, five bay limestone house and bank barn, dated to the early-19th century. The structures are an early-19th century stone double arch bridge and a Burr Truss covered bridge dated to 1883. The covered bridge, known as Ped Bridge or Witherspoon Bridge, is 87 feet long and 14 feet wide, with a corrugated metal roof. It is the only remaining covered bridge in Franklin County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]


  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 Paula Stoner Dickey (July 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hays Bridge Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-04.