Henniger Farm Covered Bridge

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Henniger Farm Covered Bridge
HENNINGER FARM COVERED BRIDGE.jpg
The bridge in 1970
Henniger Farm Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Henniger Farm Covered Bridge
Location Northeast of Elizabethville, Washington Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°34′38″N 76°47′3″W / 40.57722°N 76.78417°W / 40.57722; -76.78417Coordinates: 40°34′38″N 76°47′3″W / 40.57722°N 76.78417°W / 40.57722; -76.78417
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built c. 1850
Architectural style Other, Burr & Double-arch truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78002386[1]
Added to NRHP December 18, 1978

The Henniger Farm Covered Bridge, also known as Dauphin County Bridge No. 43, is a historic covered bridge spanning Wiconisco Creek in Washington Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1850, and is a single-span bridge with an overall length of 72 feet. The deck has a width of 16 feet and the clearance is 11 feet. The trussing system is a combination of Burr and Double-arch truss. It is the only covered bridge located wholly in Dauphin County.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[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 (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bridge in Reed Township" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-13.