Osterburg Covered Bridge

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Osterburg Covered Bridge
Osterburg Covered Bridge 1.jpg
The bridge in October 2010
Osterburg Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Osterburg Covered Bridge
Location West of Osterburg on Township 757, East St. Clair Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°10′37″N 78°32′30″W / 40.17694°N 78.54167°W / 40.17694; -78.54167Coordinates: 40°10′37″N 78°32′30″W / 40.17694°N 78.54167°W / 40.17694; -78.54167
Area less than one acre
Governing body Local
MPS Bedford County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 80003421[1]
Added to NRHP April 10, 1980

The Osterburg Covered Bridge, also known as Bowser's Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at East St. Clair Township in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. It is a 90-foot-long (27 m), Burr Truss bridge with a shallow gable roof. It crosses Bobs Creek. It is one of 15 historic covered bridges in Bedford County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[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). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Susan M. Zacher and Barbara Hufnagel (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Osterburg Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-19.  Check date values in: |date= (help)