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June 19, 2015

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Filed under: Covered Bridge,Maryland — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am

 

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Ca. 1860 (Repaired 1938, 1950, and 1992)

Builders: Ferdinand Wood

Description: In 1927 Willian duPont Jr. purchased a vast area of land which included this bridge. As he engaged in fox hunts on the property, it became known as Foxcatcher Farms and the name became attached to the bridge. The State of Maryland purchased it in 1975 and established the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area.

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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