Mount Orne Covered Bridge

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mount Orne Bridge
IMG 4279 Mount Orne Covered Bridge.jpg
Bridge in New Hampshire & Vermont
Crosses Connecticut River
Locale Lancaster, New Hampshire to Lunenburg, Vermont
Maintained by Towns of Lancaster and Lunenburg
ID number 29-04-08 (NH #30)
Design Howe truss bridge [1]
Total length 266.25 ft (81.15 m)
Width 20.5 ft (6.25 m) (maximum), 14.42 ft (4.395 m) (roadway)
Longest span 127.33 ft (38.81 m)
Load limit 6 tons
Vertical clearance 12.75 ft (3.89 m)
Opened 1911
November 23, 1983

July 5, 1983

Mount Orne Covered Bridge
Bridge site in U.S. state of Vermont
Mount Orne Covered Bridge is located in New Hampshire
Mount Orne Covered Bridge
Nearest city Lancaster, New Hampshire
Coordinates 44°27′36″N 71°39′10″W / 44.46000°N 71.65278°W / 44.46000; -71.65278Coordinates: 44°27′36″N 71°39′10″W / 44.46000°N 71.65278°W / 44.46000; -71.65278
Area 1 acre (0.4 ha)
Architect Berlin Iron Bridge Co.
Architectural style Howe truss covered bridge
Governing body Lancaster, New Hampshire
NRHP Reference # 76000124[2]
Added to NRHP December 12, 1976

The Mount Orne Bridge is a wooden Howe truss bridge over the Connecticut River located between Lancaster, New Hampshire and Lunenburg, Vermont.


The most recent rededication of the bridge took place on November 23, 1983. The Mount Orne Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]