Fletcher Covered Bridge - Maken, WV
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 18.314 W 080° 28.818
17S E 544807 N 4350777
Quick Description: Fletcher Covered Bridge is located on County Road 5 in Southwest Township, Harrison County, West Virginia.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2007 8:18:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM21H6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 15

Long Description:
Fletcher Covered Bridge was built in 1891 by builders Soloman Swiger, William J. Williams and L. E. Sturm.

The bridge crosses Tenmile Creek and is 62 feet in length. The bridge truss construction is Multiple King and is West Virginia bridge number 48-17-03.
Street address:
County Road 5
Salem, WV USA
26426


County / Borough / Parish: Southwest Township, Harrison County

Year listed: 1981

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Transportation, Road Related

Current function: Transportation, Road Related

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Privately owned?: Not Listed

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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