Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge

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Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge
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Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge is located in New Hampshire
Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge
Nearest city Plainfield, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°31′2″N 72°22′28″W / 43.51722°N 72.37444°W / 43.51722; -72.37444Coordinates: 43°31′2″N 72°22′28″W / 43.51722°N 72.37444°W / 43.51722; -72.37444
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1877
Architectural style Kingpost Truss
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 78000220[1]
Added to NRHP May 19, 1978

The Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge carrying Lang Road over Blow-me-down Brook in the town of Cornish, near its northern border with Plainfield, New Hampshire. It is a single-span multiple Kingpost truss span that spans 85 feet (26 m) and has a roadway 14 feet (4.3 m) wide. It rests on natural granite ledges which have been levelled with dry-laid stone. The bridge was built in 1877 by James F. Tasker for $528.[2] The bridge was restored in 1980.

The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Blow-Me-Down Covered Bridge". National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-06-06. 

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