Rex Covered Bridge

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Rex Covered Bridge
Rex Covered Bridge 1.jpg
The bridge in October 2006
Rex Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Rex Covered Bridge
Location South of Schencksville on Township 593, North Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°38′5″N 75°36′47″W / 40.63472°N 75.61306°W / 40.63472; -75.61306Coordinates: 40°38′5″N 75°36′47″W / 40.63472°N 75.61306°W / 40.63472; -75.61306
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1858
Architectural style Other, Burr arch truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP Reference # 80003560[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1980

Rex Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It is a 150-foot-long (46 m), Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1858. It has narrow horizontal siding and a gable roof. It crosses Jordan Creek.[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 (undated). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Rex Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-09.