Barrackville Covered Bridge

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Barrackville Covered Bridge
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Barrackville Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Barrackville Covered Bridge
Barrackville Covered Bridge is located in the US
Barrackville Covered Bridge
Location WV 21, over Buffalo Creek, Barrackville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°30′21″N 80°10′5″W / 39.50583°N 80.16806°W / 39.50583; -80.16806Coordinates: 39°30′21″N 80°10′5″W / 39.50583°N 80.16806°W / 39.50583; -80.16806
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1853
Architect Chenoweth, Lemuel
Architectural style Burr truss
MPS West Virginia Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 73001921[1]
Added to NRHP March 30, 1973

The Barrackville Covered Bridge spans 145 feet (44 m) in a single span across Buffalo Creek near Barrackville, West Virginia. Built in 1853 by local bridge builder Lemuel Chenoweth, the structure is a modified arched Burr truss, with siding added twenty years after the bridge's construction.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ E.L. Kemp (December 21, 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Barrackville Covered Bridge" (pdf). National Park Service. 

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