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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.

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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—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-MO17.

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