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July 22, 2015

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

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

 

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Joseph Johnson

Builders: 1860

Description: The bridge was bypassed in 1936 and left to decay. In 1958 the roof collapsed under a heavy snow load.In 1959 major repairs were made. In 2009 local citizens and grants from various governments allowed the bridge to be rehabilitated in a historically authentic manner and it left the bridge in beautiful condition.

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls 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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