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Ashokan Bridge

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Area  less than one acre
Built by  Tompkins, Nelson
NRHP Reference #  00000822
Body of water  Esopus Creek
Built  1885 (1885)
Architectural style  covered bridge
Opened  1885
Added to NRHP  20 July 2000
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Location  477 Beaverkill Rd., Olivebridge, New York
Similar  Grants Mills Bridge, Perrine's Bridge, Beaverkill Bridge, Saugerties Light, Barclays Center

Ashokan Bridge (also known as the Turnwood Bridge or New Paltz Campus Bridge) is a wooden covered bridge over Esopus Creek on the grounds of the Ashokan Center, in Ulster County. It was built in 1885, and is a single span, gable roofed, covered timber bridge. It measures 72 feet, 6 inches, long and 16 feet, 4 inches, wide. It was originally located at Turnwood and moved to its present location in 1939. It is situated in the Ashokan Center, which was formerly the Ashokan Field Campus of the State University of New York at New Paltz.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.

It is one of 29 covered bridges in New York State.

References

Ashokan Bridge Wikipedia


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