Mood's Covered Bridge

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Mood's Covered Bridge
Moods Covered Bridge.JPG
Moods Covered Bridge, August 2011
Mood's Covered Bridge is located in Pennsylvania
Mood's Covered Bridge
Mood's Covered Bridge is located in the United States
Mood's Covered Bridge
LocationE of Perkasie on LR 09118, East Rockhill Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°22′52″N 75°16′18″W / 40.3812°N 75.27164°W / 40.3812; -75.27164Coordinates: 40°22′52″N 75°16′18″W / 40.3812°N 75.27164°W / 40.3812; -75.27164
Area0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built1874
Architectural styleOther, Town truss
MPSCovered Bridges of the Delaware River Watershed TR
NRHP reference #80003440[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 1, 1980
Removed from NRHPAugust 19, 2004

Mood's Covered Bridge was a historic covered bridge located in East Rockhill Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It crossed the East Branch Perkiomen Creek. Built in 1874 in the town truss style, the bridge was 120 feet long and 15 feet wide.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on December 1, 1980.[1] It was destroyed by arson on June 22, 2004,[3] and subsequently removed from the National Register of Historic Places. The wooden cover was subsequently rebuilt and the bridge reopened on February 15, 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  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 (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mood's Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-30.
  3. ^ http://articles.philly.com/2004-12-16/news/25387117_1_joseph-boland-benjamin-recenes-daniel-weidner
  4. ^ http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2008/02/rebuilt_bucks_county_covered_b.html