Book's Covered Bridge

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Book's Covered Bridge
Books Bridge 1.JPG
Books Bridge, October 2010
Book's Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Book's Covered Bridge
Book's Covered Bridge is located in the US
Book's Covered Bridge
Location Southwest of Blain on Legislative Route 50004, Jackson Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′28″N 77°31′29″W / 40.32444°N 77.52472°W / 40.32444; -77.52472Coordinates: 40°19′28″N 77°31′29″W / 40.32444°N 77.52472°W / 40.32444; -77.52472
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1884
Architectural style Burr
MPS Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003592[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1980

The Book's Covered Bridge, also known as Kaufman Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Jackson Township near Blain in Perry County, Pennsylvania. It is a 70-foot-long (21 m) Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1884. It crosses Sherman Creek.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Susan M. Zacher (ca. March 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Book's Covered Bridge" (PDF). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2011-11-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)