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Jericho Covered Bridge

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Built  1865
NRHP Reference #  78001444
Area  3,642 m²
Opened  1865
Architect  Forsyth, Thomas F.
Added to NRHP  September 13, 1978
Construction started  1865
Body of water  Gunpowder River
Jericho Covered Bridge
Location  Jericho Road over Little Gunpowder Falls, Jerusalem and Kingsville, Maryland
Architectural style  Burr Arch Through Truss
Address  2813 Jerusalem Rd, Kingsville, MD 21087, USA
Similar  Jerusalem Mill Village, Covered bridge, Mt Ida, Gunpowder Falls State Park, USCGC Taney

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The Jericho Covered Bridge is a Burr arch through truss wooden covered bridge near Jerusalem, Harford County and Kingsville, Baltimore County, in Maryland, United States and near historic Jerusalem Mill Village. The bridge was constructed in 1865 across the Little Gunpowder Falls. This bridge is 88 feet (27 m) long and 14.7 feet (4.5 m) wide and is open to traffic.

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The Jericho Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

There are also rumors the bridge is 'haunted' by the ghosts of civil war soldiers.

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Renovations

Renovations were made to the original bridge in 1937 and 1982. The bridge also underwent renovations during the summer of 2015.

References

Jericho Covered Bridge Wikipedia


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