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Laurel Creek Covered Bridge

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1910, Robert Arnott (superstructure), Lewis Miller (stonework). Monroe County 23/4 crossing Laurel Creek, 4 miles east of intersection of 23/4 and WV 122 at Greenville
  • Laurel Creek Covered Bridge

The shorter, newer, and lesser known of Monroe County's two covered bridges is West Virginia's smallest. Employing a queen post truss, it is just over 24 feet long and 13 feet wide. The side walls, angled upward at each end, are covered with red-painted horizontal cladding. This is one of several covered bridges in West Virginia still open to vehicles, and its rural setting, approached by country roads, is pristine.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Laurel Creek Covered Bridge", [Greenville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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