East Oriental Covered Bridge

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East Oriental Covered Bridge
EAST ORIENTAL COVERED BRIDGE.jpg
East Oriental Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
East Oriental Covered Bridge
East Oriental Covered Bridge is located in the US
East Oriental Covered Bridge
Nearest city Meiserville, Pennsylvania and Oriental, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°38′20″N 77°0′5″W / 40.63889°N 77.00139°W / 40.63889; -77.00139Coordinates: 40°38′20″N 77°0′5″W / 40.63889°N 77.00139°W / 40.63889; -77.00139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Architectural style Burr truss
MPS Covered Bridges of Juniata and Snyder Counties TR
NRHP reference # 79002246[1]
Added to NRHP August 10, 1979

The East Oriental Covered Bridge, also known as the Sheaffer Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Perry Township near Meiserville in Snyder County, Pennsylvania and Susquehanna Township near Oriental in Juniata County, Pennsylvania. It is a 90-foot-long (27 m) Burr Truss bridge. It crosses Mahantango Creek, but is no longer in vehicle use.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  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 and Tobi Casner (ca. February 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory — Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Juniata and Snyder Counties: East Oriental Covered Bridge" (PDF). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved 2009-10-20.  Check date values in: |date= (help)[dead link]
  3. ^ "Google satellite image". Retrieved 2012-06-22.