Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge

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Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge
Jacks Mtn Covered Bridge interior.JPG
Interior
Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge
Location Southwest of Fairfield on Legislative Route 01053, near Iron Springs, Hamiltonban Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°46′1″N 77°23′13″W / 39.76694°N 77.38694°W / 39.76694; -77.38694Coordinates: 39°46′1″N 77°23′13″W / 39.76694°N 77.38694°W / 39.76694; -77.38694
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body State
MPS Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003397[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1980

The Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge (officially known as the G. Donald McLaughlin Memorial Covered Bridge) is a historic covered bridge in Hamiltonban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1890, and is a 75-foot-long (23 m), Burr truss bridge with narrow horizontal siding and a tin covered gable roof. The bridge crosses Tom's Creek. It is one of 17 covered bridges in Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

View from the north

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 (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties Thematic Resources (Jacks Mountain Covered Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.