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Fleisher's Covered Bridge 38-50-17

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Photo taken by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108713

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Big Buffalo Creek on Fairgrounds Road (TR 477)
Location
Perry County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1887
Builder
- Yohn & Ritter
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1980
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.48944, -77.15819   (decimal degrees)
40°29'22" N, 77°09'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/317092/4484320 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory numbers
NRHP 80003601 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-50-17 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 31487 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,441)
Built 1887 (215)
Built during 1880s (1,962)
Burr arch-truss (351)
Covered (1,614)
NR-listed (2,922)
Open (39,664)
Owned by township (2,620)
Pennsylvania (5,226)
Perry County, Pennsylvania (73)
Through truss (14,890)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,881)
Truss (32,510)
Yohn & Ritter (1)

Update Log 

  • March 6, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added builder & imported photos
  • September 3, 2012: New photos from Jodi Christman
  • March 5, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

Comments 

Fleisher's Covered Bridge
Posted January 10, 2011, by jacki jacobs (sweethome [at] bresnan [dot] net)

Hi , I am happy to see the photos of Fleishers Covered Bridge as my ancestors ,the Fleishers settled in Pa. I'm wondering who the Bridge was named after . Thank you for your beautiful work. Jacki