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Poole's Mill Covered Bridge 10-58-01 #2

Photos 

Photo taken by Frank Mills in December 2008

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BH Photo #141159

Facts 

Overview
Lattice through truss covered bridge over Settendown (Settingdown) Creek on Poole's Mill Road
Location
Forsyth County, Georgia
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
See above. Now part of a county park.
Builder
- Bud Gentry (Rehabilitation, center support added in 1998)
Design
Covered Bridge- Town Lattice Truss
Dimensions
Span length: 94.6 ft.
Total length: 94.6 ft.
Deck width: 14.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 10.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 1, 1975
Also called
Duck Town
Settendown Creek
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.29099, -84.24269   (decimal degrees)
34°17'28" N, 84°14'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/753795/3797863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Matt
Elevation
1010 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 75000593 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 42730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2022: Updated by Amber Rhea: Updated construction date based on info from GDOT
  • September 1, 2015: New photos from John Loxton
  • September 19, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is listed on the NRHP
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Updated coordinates
  • June 7, 2009: Added by Frank Mills

Sources 

  • Frank Mills - mills241 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Loxton
  • Amber Rhea