King's Bridge

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King's Bridge
King's Bridge.jpg
King's Bridge, June 2005
King's Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
King's Bridge
Location West of Somerset off Pennsylvania Route 653, Middlecreek Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°56′15″N 79°16′17″W / 39.93750°N 79.27139°W / 39.93750; -79.27139Coordinates: 39°56′15″N 79°16′17″W / 39.93750°N 79.27139°W / 39.93750; -79.27139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1806
Architectural style Other, Kingpost truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP Reference # 80003632[1]
Added to NRHP December 11, 1980

The King's Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Middlecreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1806, and is a 127-foot-4-inch-long (38.81 m) Burr truss bridge, with an asbestos covered gable roof. The bridge crosses Laurel Hill Creek. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2]

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

Bridge off Pennsylvania Route 653

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  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 Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (King's Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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