Knapp's Covered Bridge

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Knapp's Covered Bridge
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Knapp's Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Knapp's Covered Bridge
Nearest city Burlington, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°47′9″N 76°33′13″W / 41.78583°N 76.55361°W / 41.78583; -76.55361Coordinates: 41°47′9″N 76°33′13″W / 41.78583°N 76.55361°W / 41.78583; -76.55361
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1853
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003428[1]
Added to NRHP July 24, 1980

The Knapp's Covered Bridge is a Burr arch truss covered bridge over Brown's Creek in Burlington Township, Bradford County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was built in 1853 and is 95 feet (29.0 m) long. The bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, and had a major restoration starting in 2000. Knapp's bridge is named for a local family, and is also known by as the Luther's Mills Covered Bridge (for the nearby village of Luther's Mills) and as the Brown's Creek Covered Bridge.[2])[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Zacher, Susan M. and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Bradford, Sullivan and Lycoming Counties" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-17. 
  3. ^ Evans, Benjamin D.; Evans, June R. (2001). Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (2nd ed.). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press. pp. 49, 50. ISBN 0-8229-5764-7.