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Rishel Covered Bridge

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1830. Covered Bridge Rd., off PA 45, 2 miles east of Montandon

Reputed to be the oldest covered bridge in Pennsylvania still in use, the Burr-arch truss bridge has a 110-foot span across Chillisquaque Creek.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Rishel Covered Bridge", [Milton, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 401-401.

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