Covered bridges of New Hampshire...

by Walter Edward White

Publisher: Courier printing company in Plymouth, N.H, [Littleton, N.H

Written in English
Published: Pages: 56 Downloads: 868
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Places:

  • White Mountains (N.H. and Me.),
  • New Hampshire.

Subjects:

  • Bridges -- New Hampshire.,
  • White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)

Edition Notes

Statement[by] W. Edward White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTG24.N4 W45
The Physical Object
Pagination56p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6437199M
LC Control Number42017181
OCLC/WorldCa386493

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Covered bridges were used to cross most of New Hampshire's large rivers, including the Connecticut, Merrimack, Mascoma, Contoocook, Pemigewasset, and Ashuelot. New Hampshire Covered Bridges is a photographic study of the state's enclosed wooden spans that date from as far back as The book contains rare photographs of historic bridges that no /5(3).

A new guide to the more than 50 historic Covered Bridges in the New Hampshire area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge /5(12). Covered Bridges of New England Hardcover – Septem by Jeffrey E. Blackman (Author)/5(6).

"Benjamin and June Evans’ New England's Covered Bridges is the first summation in a quarter century of the region's rich legacy of wooden bridges/5(29).

New Hampshire Bridges Alphabetically by - Town/City - Bridge Name Dedication. This book is dedicated to those who had the vision, strength of character, and knowledge to design and erect these masterpieces in wood.

First of a two volume presentation of the results of New Hampshire's historic bridge survey that chronicles the history of 54 covered bridges in New Hampshire.

Four-color printing on heavy, stain-resistant paper that is approximately 2 feet wide and 3 feet long (unfolded). One side is a beautiful map of New Hampshire showing all the covered bridges in the state, interesting facts about bridges and their designers, a key that lists each bridge with its corresponding town, and labelled watercolors of 24 of the bridges.5/5(2).

Now that covered bridges have grown scarce—only about remain in the United States. Each one of these bridges is distinct, and each has a story to tell.

Because of their meticulous construction and connection to New Hampshire's past, covered bridges were the first type of historic structure specifically protected by state law in New Hampshire. 73 rows  Lost covered bridges [ edit ] Bedell Covered Bridge (Haverhill) Berlin Bridge.

New Hampshire Department of Transportation: New Hampshire Covered Bridges About the Author Based in San Francisco, Laurie Jo Miller Farr is career-long destination and hotel marketing specialist.

According to W. Edward White in his book Covered Bridges of New Hampshire, a Captain Charles Richardson built the first covered bridge at this site in the early s.

The current bridge was built in when James McQueston hired Herman Marcy. The Paperback of the New Hampshire Covered Bridges (Images of America) by Glenn A.

Knoblock Covered bridges of New Hampshire. book Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Arcadia Publishing SC. This Day Trip Takes You To 9 Of New Hampshire’s Covered Bridges And It’s Perfect For A Scenic Drive. Nothing screams New Hampshire more than a covered bridge.

Not only do they look quaint, but they remind us of the rich history that went into creating the New Hampshire that we know and love today. The Book's Covered Bridge, also known as Kaufman Covered Bridge, is a historic wooden covered bridge located at Jackson Township near Blain in Perry County, Pennsylvania.

It is a foot-long (21 m) Burr Truss bridge, constructed in It crosses Sherman Creek. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Location: Southwest of Blain on Legislative Route. Probably the most prominent of all of Vermont’s and New Hampshire’s covered bridges, the Cornish-Windsor Bridge, built inis the longest wooden covered bridge in the United States and the longest two-span covered bridge in the world.

At feet long, the bridge consists of two spans supported by Town lattice trusses. Dupont, Irene E. Spanning Time: New Hampshire Covered Bridges. Privately printed, Eastman, John R.

History of the Town of Andover, New Hampshire New Hampshire's Historical Covered Bridges. SKU: Granite State artist Conrad Young’s New Hampshire's Historical Covered Bridges features some of New Hampshire’s most picturesque scenes. Each composition is preceded by hours of taking photographs, reading, and researching all the elements of the painting.

New Hampshire's wooden bridges were highlighted in W. Edward White's booklet, Covered Bridges in New Hampshire, and in any subsequent articles and books. Because of such advocacy, covered bridges became the first type of historic structures specifically protected by state law in New Hampshire.

Covered Bridges of New England has 1, members. Follow the production and share stories about New England's Covered Bridges. A new guide to the more than 50 historic Covered Bridges in the New Hampshire area.

Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates. If you've ever spent time looking for a Covered Bridge and couldn't find it, or found that it was no longer 5/5(1).

The covered bridges of the White Mountains are beautiful any time of year, but fall is simply magical. Covered bridges provide photographers with stunning natural settings, especially when surrounded by the vibrant reds, oranges, and yellows of fall.

But, more than that, these bridges remind us of a simpler past. Whatever your reason is for. “ This foot bridge which spans the Connecticut River and crosses from Cornish New Hampshire to Windsor Vermont was built in “ There is two-way traffic within the bridge, so cars often cannot move toward the opposite lane in order to avoid tourists walking in the bridge.

Covered bridges of New Hampshire. [W Edward White] Book: All Authors / Contributors: W Edward White. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: Covered bridges; New Hampshire.

Confirm this request. You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. Covered bridges were used to cross most of New Hampshire's large rivers, including the Connecticut, Merrimack, Mascoma, Contoocook, Pemigewasset, and Ashuelot.

New Hampshire Covered Bridges is a photographic study of the state's enclosed wooden spans that date from as far back as The book contains rare photographs of historic bridges that. A historic covered bridge in New Hampshire is back in operation after a bus driver hit and damaged the structure.

Cornish Selectmen Chair John Hammond tells the Eagle Times the Dingleton Hill. The New England Covered Bridge is more than just beauty, covered bridges are practical, which is why our fore-fathers built them.

They provide a place to walk in from the shade, to hide out from the rain, or to look down into the water that passes below. Ashuelot Covered Bridge is located on Gunn Mountain Rd in Winchester, New Hampshire. The covered bridge was completed in Ashuelot covered bridge is listed in the World Guide of Covered Bridges (WGCB), number and is covered bridge # 1 in New Hampshire.

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Located: In town of Dover, New Hampshire, just north of town center off Washington Street. Directions: From Dover, New Hampshire at jct. of SR 4 and SR go north on Washington Street miles to the bridge.

Located in the Henry Law Park and open to pedestrian traffic only. Note the bridge's humpback appearance. (Sep )Followers: The longest, historical covered bridges remaining in the United States are the Cornish-Windsor Bridge, spanning the Connecticut River between New Hampshire and Vermont, and Medora Bridge, spanning the East Fork of the White River in Indiana.

Both lay some claim to the superlative depending upon how the length is or: Truss bridge, others. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kenyon, Thedia Cox.

New Hampshire's covered bridges. Sanbornville, N.H.: Wake-Brook House, © (OCoLC)Many of New Hampshire’s 54 preserved covered bridges are on the National Register, and others may eventually be added. Elizabeth Muzzy, director of the New Hampshire Division of Historic Resources, says the bridges are “among our most beloved icons.” She adds that “creating your own tour of them is a great way to see the Granite State.”Author: Pamela Selbert.

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