King's Bridge

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King's Bridge
King's Bridge.jpg
King's Bridge, June 2005
King's Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
King's Bridge
King's Bridge is located in the United States
King's Bridge
LocationWest of Somerset off Pennsylvania Route 653, Middlecreek Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates39°56′15″N 79°16′17″W / 39.93750°N 79.27139°W / 39.93750; -79.27139Coordinates: 39°56′15″N 79°16′17″W / 39.93750°N 79.27139°W / 39.93750; -79.27139
Area0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Architectural styleOther, Kingpost truss
MPSCovered Bridges of Somerset County TR
NRHP reference #80003632[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 11, 1980

The King's Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Middlecreek Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1806, and is a 127-foot-4-inch-long (38.81 m) Burr truss bridge, with an asbestos covered gable roof. The bridge crosses Laurel Hill Creek. It is one of 10 covered bridges in Somerset County.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

Bridge off Pennsylvania Route 653

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (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 Herb Berman and Susan M. Zacher (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Covered Bridges of Somerset County Thematic Resources (King's Bridge)" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08.

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