Rice Covered Bridge

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Rice Covered Bridge
Rice Bridge Perry Co 1.JPG
Rice Covered Bridge, October 2010
Rice Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Rice Covered Bridge
Location South of Landisburg on Legislative Route 50023, Tyrone Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°20′9″N 77°18′34″W / 40.33583°N 77.30944°W / 40.33583; -77.30944Coordinates: 40°20′9″N 77°18′34″W / 40.33583°N 77.30944°W / 40.33583; -77.30944
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1869
Architectural style Burr, Queen Post
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003596[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1980

The Rice Covered Bridge, also known as the Landisburg Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Tyrone Township near Landisburg in Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is a 123-foot-long (37 m) combination Burr truss and queen post bridge, constructed in 1869. It crosses Sherman Creek. Its WGCB reference is 38-50-10.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

Interior, showing the rare combination of queen post and Burr arch trusses.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Susan M. Zacher (ca. March 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Rice Covered Bridge". Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2011-11-20.