Roddy Road Covered Bridge

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Roddy Road Covered Bridge
Roddy Road covered bridge near Thurmont in Frederick County, Maryland, built about 1850.jpg
Roddy Road Covered Bridge
Roddy Road Covered Bridge is located in Maryland
Roddy Road Covered Bridge
Roddy Road Covered Bridge is located in the US
Roddy Road Covered Bridge
Nearest city Thurmont, Maryland
Coordinates 39°38′26″N 77°23′39″W / 39.64056°N 77.39417°W / 39.64056; -77.39417Coordinates: 39°38′26″N 77°23′39″W / 39.64056°N 77.39417°W / 39.64056; -77.39417
Area 0.2 acres (0.081 ha)
Built 1860 (1860)
Architectural style Single king post
MPS Covered Bridges in Frederick County TR
NRHP Reference # 78003176[1]
Added to NRHP June 23, 1978

The Roddy Road Covered Bridge is a small, one lane king post wooden covered bridge near Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland. It crosses Owen’s Creek near Thurmont. It is 40 feet long, 16 feet wide, with a 12 foot-8 inch clearance.[2] It was built between 1850 and 1860.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[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. ^ Cherilyn Widell (August 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Roddy Road Covered Bridge" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  3. ^ "The Roddy Covered Bridge in Frederick County, Maryland". Historic Covered Bridges in Maryland. Maryland State Highway Administration. 2008-10-03. 

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