Nature Notes

April 11, 2011

Perrines Covered Bridge, New York

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

 

Perrines Covered Bridge, New York

Perrines Covered Bridge, New York

When Built: 1844

Builders: Benjamin Wood

Description: New York’s second oldest covered bridge, it can be seen from the drivers on the nearby New York Thruway. It is pedestrian only and in a lovely setting with a nearby park, ideal for a family outing. Found near the Town of Esopus.

Perrines Covered Bridge, New York Perrines Covered Bridge, New York


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7 Comments »

  1. Oh my …. I think i must say it every time – but this really WOWs me! What a Superb image!!

    Comment by Kerri — April 11, 2011 @ 11:53 am

  2. Awesome! You wouldn’t think of an old weathered wood bridge as being this colorful, very neat and unexpected!

    Comment by Nicole MacP — April 11, 2011 @ 1:46 pm

  3. That’s an excellent picture harold. I lvoe when you are putting some nice shot like this. Coming from another time!

    Comment by Chris — April 11, 2011 @ 4:22 pm

  4. Wow, an absolutely stunning image! Outstanding work, as always!

    Comment by Julie G. — April 11, 2011 @ 7:46 pm

  5. […] Your eyes do not deceive you, the bridge is leaning.  The bridge was restored back in 1970, it is still a 167 year old structure built of wood and some warping has occurred. Most of the bridge’s park which runs along the river is still under water.  I could see the tops of picnic tables and grills. Compare the river’s water level here with a picture of the bridge taken during winter. […]

    Pingback by View 197: Covered Bridges of Ulster County | Views Infinitum — October 3, 2011 @ 6:34 am

  6. Hello,

    I thought you might be interested in this article I just published on Perrine’s Bridge: http://blogs.hudsonvalley.com/hudson-valley-history/2014/04/09/spanning-time-perrines-bridge/

    Love your Facebook page – lots of great information!

    Elizabeth

    Comment by Elizabeth Werlau — April 21, 2014 @ 8:20 pm

  7. Great article Elizabeth! Thanks for the link.

    Comment by Harold — April 21, 2014 @ 11:00 pm

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