Richards Covered Bridge

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Richards Covered Bridge
Richards Covered Bridge 1.JPG
Richards Covered Bridge, September 2012
Richards Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Richards Covered Bridge
Location East of Elysburg on Township 804, Cleveland Township and Ralpho Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°50′51″N 76°30′29″W / 40.84750°N 76.50806°W / 40.84750; -76.50806Coordinates: 40°50′51″N 76°30′29″W / 40.84750°N 76.50806°W / 40.84750; -76.50806
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1852
Built by Campbell, Obediah S.
Architect Howe, William
Architectural style Other, Multiple Kingpost, Queenpost
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Northumberland County TR
NRHP Reference # 79002308[1]
Added to NRHP August 8, 1979

The Richards Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Cleveland Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania and Ralpho Township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania. It is a 64-foot-long (20 m), multiple King post and Queen Post Truss bridge, constructed in 1852. It crosses the South Branch of Roaring Creek. It is one of 28 historic covered bridges in Columbia and Montour Counties.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  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 John W. Prosser (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Richards Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-19.