Schlicher Covered Bridge

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Schlicher Covered Bridge
Schlicher Covered Bridge 1.jpg
The bridge in October 2006
Schlicher Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Schlicher Covered Bridge
Location Legislative Route 39058 near Allentown, North Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°39′42″N 75°37′38″W / 40.66167°N 75.62722°W / 40.66167; -75.62722Coordinates: 40°39′42″N 75°37′38″W / 40.66167°N 75.62722°W / 40.66167; -75.62722
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1882
Architectural style Other, Burr truss
Governing body State
MPS Covered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP Reference # 80003555[1]
Added to NRHP December 1, 1980

Schlicher Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It is a 108-foot-long (33 m), Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1882. It has vertical plank siding and a gable roof. It crosses Jordan Creek.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1] The bridge was closed to traffic in 2009, and is scheduled to be replaced with a modern replica in 2013.[3]

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: Schlicher Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  3. ^ Mary Ellen Alu (September 24, 2012). "Work on New Schlicher's Covered Bridge to Begin Next Year". North Whitehall Patch. Retrieved June 23, 2013.