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eBook Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide ePub

by Benjamin Evans

eBook Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide ePub
Author: Benjamin Evans
Language: English
ISBN: 0822957647
ISBN13: 978-0822957645
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press; 1 edition (June 7, 2001)
Pages: 272
Category: Americas
Subcategory: History
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 764
Formats: azw lit lit mobi
ePub file: 1445 kb
Fb2 file: 1378 kb

Today, covered bridges are viewed as charming but rare artifacts of our past

Today, covered bridges are viewed as charming but rare artifacts of our past. An indispensable guide for anyone wanting to tour these historical structures, Pennsylvania’s Covered Bridges is superbly illustrated with color photographs of each bridge, while the text provides location and historical data.

Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges book. A guide to the 221 remaining covered bridges in Pennsylvania offers directions for locating each one, details on construction, current condition, statistical data, and anecdotal information.

BENJAMIN D. EVANS and JUNE R. EVANS are the authors of Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (1993).

Authors: Benjamin D. Evans - June R. Evans. Merchant Details: AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. ISBN 13: 9780822955047.

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Covered Bridge" based on one of the names used in Benjamin and June Evans' 1993 book Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide.

commissioners to mark its restoration and placement on the NRHP, despite the different name used on the Register itself. The commissioners chose "Buckhorn Covered Bridge" based on one of the names used in Benjamin and June Evans' 1993 book Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide. Historically, the commissioners used "Cogan House Covered Bridge" as the official name. While Landis does not give these different names, two other names for the bridge are known and may come from some of these tenants.

The Buttonwood Covered Bridge is a covered bridge built in either 1878 or 1898 over Blockhouse Creek in. Evans, Benjamin . Evans, June R. (1993). Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (1st e. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh Press.

The Buttonwood Covered Bridge is a covered bridge built in either 1878 or 1898 over Blockhouse Creek in Jackson Township, Lycoming County in the . state of Pennsylvania. It uses a queen post with king post truss and is 74 feet 2 inches (2. m) long. The bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, and had a major restoration in 1998  . p. 255. ISBN 0-8229-5504-0.

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Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (1st e. a b Evans, Benjamin . (2001). Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide (2nd e. a b Cite error: The named reference national bridges was invoked but never defined (see the help page). a b Cite error: The named reference nrhp was invoked but never defined (see the help page). Zacher, Susan M. and Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. 200. ISBN 0-8229-5764-7. a b Zacher, Susan M. (1994).

Historically, bridges were covered to protect their wooden surfaces from the weather. Today, covered bridges are viewed as charming but rare artifacts of our past. Pennsylvania, the site of the first covered bridge in the United States (over the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia), is the state with the most surviving structures.

Benjamin and June Evans visited every bridge for this updated edition, taking new photographs and noting changes since the writing of their 1991 first edition. The builder's name, truss type and number of spans, the condition, length, and width, current owner, and waterway it crosses, specific location, and precise travel directions to each structure are all outlined for each of the 220 bridges documented in this new edition.

BlessСhild
An outstanding Guide for anyone wanting to visit and know more about Pennsylvania's Covered Bridges. Only thing missing is GPS coordinates. The Evans give you directions which are easy to follow and they did it without the aid of a GPS.
Zan
Excellent guide. Perfect size. Great pics, info, directions. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to see the covered bridges in person or just to look at the book! I have used it many times to travel to the bridges and find it accurate.
Hellblade
Made a great gift.
Whitebinder
Loved it!!
Mildorah
The book was everything I expected and more. I was very pleased and my wife and I are now more excited then ever to visit more oe Pa's bridges.
Goltigor
The colored photos and maps
Stoneshaper
My autistic grandson is enamoured with covered bridges. This is a wonderful collection of photos and information about covered bridges. Well worth the purchase.
Great book. Lots of pics and info.
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