Dellville Covered Bridge

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Dellville Covered Bridge
Dellville Covered Bridge PA 2012.jpg
Dellville Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Dellville Covered Bridge
Dellville Covered Bridge is located in the US
Dellville Covered Bridge
Location T 456, Wheatfield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°21′49″N 77°7′0″W / 40.36361°N 77.11667°W / 40.36361; -77.11667Coordinates: 40°21′49″N 77°7′0″W / 40.36361°N 77.11667°W / 40.36361; -77.11667
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1889
Architect Clouser, Andrew
Architectural style Burr
MPS Covered Bridges of Adams, Cumberland, and Perry Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 80003593[1]
Added to NRHP August 25, 1980

The Dellville Covered Bridge is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Dellville in Wheatfield Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a 174-foot-long (53 m), three span, Burr truss bridge over Sherman Creek, constructed in 1889.[2]

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

On November 3, 2014, it was significantly damaged in a fire that police believe to have been caused by arson.[3][4][5]


  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 (1980-03-10). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Rice Covered Bridge" (PDF). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2009-10-20. 
  3. ^ "Officials investigating fire at historic covered bridge". 2014-11-03. Archived from the original on 2014-11-03. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  4. ^ Jeffrey A. Johnson (2014-11-03). "Officials still working to determine cause of fire that damaged historic Dellville Covered Bridge". Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  5. ^ Ali Lanyon (2015-05-14). "Midstate Mystery: The burning of the Dellville covered bridge". Retrieved 2015-08-18.