Himmel's Church Covered Bridge

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Himmel's Church Covered Bridge
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Himmel's Church Covered Bridge
Himmel's Church Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Himmel's Church Covered Bridge
Location Northeast of Rebuck on Township 442, Washington Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°43′22″N 76°43′11″W / 40.72278°N 76.71972°W / 40.72278; -76.71972Coordinates: 40°43′22″N 76°43′11″W / 40.72278°N 76.71972°W / 40.72278; -76.71972
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1874
Architectural style Other, Multiple kingpost
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Northumberland County TR
NRHP Reference # 79002312[1]
Added to NRHP August 8, 1979

The Himmel's Church Covered Bridge crosses over Schwaben Creek on Middle Creek Road, east of Rebuck, Pennsylvania, in Washington Township. It was built in 1874, and rehabilitated in 1973. It is a Kingpost Truss style wooden covered bridge, with a length of 44-foot-long (13 m).[2] It currently remains in use to automobile traffic.

The Bridge is located near the site of the Schwaben Creek werewolf, according to local folklore.[3][unreliable source?]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 8, 1979.[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 John W. Prosser (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Himmel's Church Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Schwaben Creek Werewolf". 28 January 2006. 

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