Beaverkill Covered Bridge - Beaverkill, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme
N 41° 58.886 W 074° 50.179
18T E 513559 N 4647727
Quick Description: A day use park has been established at this site, along with several historic markers where Quill Gordon, a famous fly-fisherman plied his craft.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2014 10:06:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMMA5J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member chstress53
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Long Description:
I think this is a real gem.
Current Condition of Bridge: Good!

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Description of Covered Bridge:
According to Wikipedia, three men (James Coulter and Davidson on father and son) claimed to have built this Town lattice truss style bridge made of hemlock. After some repair work in 2007, it is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is one of four covered bridges in Sullivan County to be so listed, and the northernmost one as well. Since there are only 29 covered bridges remaining in NY, Sullivan County has more than its fair share! Some of the statistics: 98 ft long by 13 ft wide by 11.5 ft high (6.5 ft vertical clearance) and a 3 ton load limit

Year Built: 1865

Parking (If not at the bridge):: Large parking area to the right as you come in from Beaverkill Rd

Location (Road - City - State - Country): Campsite Rd - Beaverkill - NY - USA

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