Laurel Creek Covered Bridge

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Laurel Creek Covered Bridge
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge - Night.jpg
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge, February 2009
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge is located in the US
Laurel Creek Covered Bridge
Location County Route 23/4 west of County Route 219/11, Lillydale, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°33′40″N 80°37′36″W / 37.56111°N 80.62667°W / 37.56111; -80.62667Coordinates: 37°33′40″N 80°37′36″W / 37.56111°N 80.62667°W / 37.56111; -80.62667
Area less than one acre
Built 1910
MPS West Virginia Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 81000605[1]
Added to NRHP June 4, 1981

Laurel Creek Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge located near Lillydale, Monroe County, West Virginia. It was built in 1910. The shortest covered bridge in the state,[2] it measures 34 feet, 6 inches long and 13 feet, 2 1/2 inches wide. It has wood siding painted red and a galvanized metal roof. By 1981, it was one of only 17 covered bridges left in West Virginia.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Adkins, Leonard M. (May 2, 2011). Explorer's Guide West Virginia (Second Edition). The Countryman Press. p. 27. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  3. ^ E.L. Kemp (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Laurel Creek Covered Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.