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Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge 10-49-02

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Photo taken by James McCray

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Description 

Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge is the southernmost authentic covered bridge in the United States.

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost through truss bridge over Coheelee Creek on Old River Road (County Road 80)
Location
Early County, Georgia
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1891
Builder
- John William Baughman
Design
Queenpost through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 96.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 13, 1976
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.30637, -85.07869   (decimal degrees)
31°18'23" N, 85°04'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/682846/3465150 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia
Inventory numbers
NRHP 76000617 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 47714 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • January 15, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge
Posted June 16, 2012, by Yvonne Bennett (timesharevon [at] aol [dot] com)

I have a couple of photos that I took in January 1980 of this bridge before the 1984 restoration. It's nice to see it's been updated and repaired, and the area cleared into a nice park.