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Greisemer Mill Covered Bridge 38-06-03

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken June 2006 by Jack Schmidt

BH Photo #108517

Map 

Description 

Griesemer Mill Bridge is the oldest covered bridge still standing in Berks County.

-- Historic American Buildings Survey

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Manatawny Creek on Spangsville Road
Location
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1832
Design
Covered Burr arch-truss
Dimensions
Span length: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 23, 1981
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.36283, -75.73817   (decimal degrees)
40°21'46" N, 75°44'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/437324/4468290 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boyertown
Inventory numbers
WGCB 38-06-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 81000532 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 30394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • August 16, 2014: New photos from Will Truax
  • January 11, 2007: Posted photos from Jack Schmidt

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Dale Travis Covered Bridge List
  • Will Truax - Bridgewright [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HABS PA-1020 - Griesemer Mill Covered Bridge, 3.5 miles north of State Route 562, spanning Manatawny Creek, Yellow House, Berks County, PA