Jericho Covered Bridge

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Jericho Covered Bridge
Jericho Covered Bridge Dec 09.JPG
Jericho Covered Bridge, December 2009
Jericho Covered Bridge is located in Maryland
Jericho Covered Bridge
Jericho Covered Bridge is located in the US
Jericho Covered Bridge
Location Jericho Road over Little Gunpowder Falls, Jerusalem and Kingsville, Maryland
Coordinates 39°27′34″N 76°23′16″W / 39.45944°N 76.38778°W / 39.45944; -76.38778Coordinates: 39°27′34″N 76°23′16″W / 39.45944°N 76.38778°W / 39.45944; -76.38778
Area less than one acre
Built 1865
Architect Forsyth, Thomas F.
Architectural style Burr Arch Through Truss
NRHP Reference # 78001444[1]
Added to NRHP September 13, 1978

The Jericho Covered Bridge is a Burr arch through truss wooden covered bridge near Jerusalem, Harford County and Kingsville, Baltimore County, in Maryland, United States and near historic Jerusalem Mill Village. The bridge was constructed in 1865 across the Little Gunpowder Falls. This bridge is 88 feet (27 m) long and 14.7 feet (4.5 m) wide and is open to traffic.[2][3]

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

There are also rumors the bridge is 'haunted' by the ghosts of civil war soldiers.

Renovations[edit]

Renovations were made to the original bridge in 1937 and 1982. The bridge also underwent renovations during the summer of 2015.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ John W. McGrain (July 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Jericho Covered Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  3. ^ "The Jericho Covered Bridge in Harford/Baltimore Counties, Maryland". Historic Covered Bridges in Maryland. Maryland State Highway Administration. 2008-10-03. 

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