Kennedy Bridge (Kimberton, Pennsylvania)

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Kennedy Bridge
Kennedy Bridge (Kimberton, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Kennedy Bridge (Kimberton, Pennsylvania)
Location North of Kimberton off Pennsylvania Route 23 on Seven Stars Road over French Creek, East Vincent Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°8′25″N 75°34′36″W / 40.14028°N 75.57667°W / 40.14028; -75.57667Coordinates: 40°8′25″N 75°34′36″W / 40.14028°N 75.57667°W / 40.14028; -75.57667
Area less than one acre
Built 1856
Built by Kennedy, Alex; King, Jesse
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Chester County TR (AD)
NRHP Reference # 74001770[1]
Added to NRHP January 21, 1974

Kennedy Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It is a 96-foot-long (29 m), Burr truss bridge, constructed in 1856. It was damaged and repaired after a flood in 1884 and reinforced in 1936. It crosses French Creek.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[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). ARCH: Pennsylvania's Historic Architecture & Archaeology. Retrieved 2012-11-02.  Note: This includes Eleanor Winsor and Harvey Freedenberg (August 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Kennedy Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-17.