Horn Davis Overholtzer Bridge

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Horn Davis Overholtzer Bridge
HORN DAVIS OVERHOLTZER BRIDGE.jpg
The bridge in 1970
Horn Davis Overholtzer Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Horn Davis Overholtzer Bridge
Location Southeast of Fairfield, Morgan Township and West Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°0′29″N 80°3′45″W / 40.00806°N 80.06250°W / 40.00806; -80.06250Coordinates: 40°0′29″N 80°3′45″W / 40.00806°N 80.06250°W / 40.00806; -80.06250
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1889
Architectural style Burr Arch
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Washington and Greene Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79002354[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1979

The Horn or Horn Davis or Overholtzer Bridge was a historic wooden covered bridge located in Morgan Township in Greene County and West Bethlehem Township in Washington County, Pennsylvania. It was a 96-foot-long (29 m), Burr Arch truss bridge constructed in 1889. It crossed Ten Mile Creek. As of October 1978, it was one of nine historic covered bridges in Greene County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] It is designated as a historic bridge by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation. The bridge collapsed in March 1994, and has not been replaced or rebuilt.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  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 and Charlotte K. Lane (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Horn Davis Overholtzer Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Davis/Davis Horn/Overholtzer Covered Bridge". Landmark Registry - Bridges. Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation. 2008. Retrieved 2010-11-08.