Silk Covered Bridge

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Silk Covered Bridge
SilkCoveredBridge.jpg
Bridge in September, 2005
Silk Covered Bridge is located in Vermont
Silk Covered Bridge
Nearest city Bennington, Vermont
Coordinates 42°54′34″N 73°13′33″W / 42.90944°N 73.22583°W / 42.90944; -73.22583Coordinates: 42°54′34″N 73°13′33″W / 42.90944°N 73.22583°W / 42.90944; -73.22583
Built 1840
Architectural style Other
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 73000190[1]
Added to NRHP August 28, 1973

The Silk Covered Bridge is located northwest of Bennington, Vermont. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

Recent history[edit]

On August 28, 2011 the Silk bridge was damaged by flood waters as a result of Hurricane Irene, although the bridge has been repaired and reopened.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ Kane, Trish. "Video clips and news on covered bridge damage due to Hurricane Irene". Vermont Covered Bridges Society website. Retrieved 31 August 2011.