covered bridge


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covered bridge

A roofed bridge, typically constructed of heavy timbers and trusses, enclosed or partially enclosed on its sides; especially found in regions having heavy snowfall.
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From covered bridges, historic taverns, and impressive estates, the history of Vermont comes to life walking in the footsteps of America's founding fathers.
As drift after drift floated alongside two brothers beneath the covered bridge, the line gave an unmistakable pause.
Covered bridges with unique designs and beautiful decorations have a history of more than two thousand years.
The Creamery Covered Bridge in Brattleboro, just off Route 9, became our first stop in an open area next to this landmark.
The school was open for many guests to admire while waiting for the bride and groom to have their wedding pictures taken, some in front of the schoolhouse, others near the covered bridge.
learn about the history of one specific covered bridge in Parke County
Nguyen Dinh An, who heads the Hoi An Society dedicated to the preservation of the town's old areas, said by telephone from Hoi An that the Lai Vien covered bridge was submerged up to its roof for several days.
Constructed in 1906-1908, the new building was rapidly dubbed 'la Cathedrale', and the covered bridge leading to it was nicknamed 'le Pont Hardi' (the daring bridge).
The setting could hardly be more appealing: a country road takes you down through maple and fir trees along Cedar Creek, then across a covered bridge leading to an old mill.
Cuomo today announced the reopening of the historic Beaverkill Covered Bridge on Campsite Road in the town of Rockland, Sullivan County.
Two Lane County covered bridges - Goodpasture Covered Bridge and Pengra Covered Bridge - are among the top 20 finalists in the Best Covered Bridge competition being held by USA Today.
In about 1977, he read an article about the "last" of the wooden covered bridge builders out of New Hampshire in your paper.