Grimes Covered Bridge

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Grimes Covered Bridge
The bridge in 1970
Grimes Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Grimes Covered Bridge
Location Off Pennsylvania Route 221 at the crossing of Ruff Creek, north of Waynesburg, Washington Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°57′16″N 80°9′35″W / 39.95444°N 80.15972°W / 39.95444; -80.15972Coordinates: 39°57′16″N 80°9′35″W / 39.95444°N 80.15972°W / 39.95444; -80.15972
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Architectural style Other, Kingpost truss
Governing body Local
MPS Covered Bridges of Washington and Greene Counties TR
NRHP Reference # 79003820[1]
Added to NRHP June 22, 1979

Grimes Covered Bridge was a historic wooden covered bridge located in Washington Township in Greene County, Pennsylvania. It was a 31.75-foot-long (9.68 m), King post truss bridge with a tin covered gable roof, constructed in 1888. It crossed Ruff Creek. As of October 1978, it was one of nine historic covered bridges in Greene County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1] In November 1992 it was destroyed in a fire.[3]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Susan M. Zacher and Charlotte K. Lane (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Grimes Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-19. 
  3. ^ "Grimes, Greene County". Retrieved October 31, 2012.