Martin's Mill Covered Bridge - Greencastle, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 45.908 W 077° 46.572
18S E 262197 N 4405376
Quick Description: Martin's Mill Covered Bridge is located on West Weaver Road in Antrim Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/1/2008 12:39:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM59FG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
Martin's Mill Covered Bridge was built in 1849 by builder Jacob Shirk. The bridge is a 2 span bridge of Town Truss construction, 206 feet in length by 14 feet in width.

Martin's Mill Covered Bridge is in very good condition and said to be the longest remaining Town Truss type covered bridge in Pennsylvania.

Martin's Mill Covered Bridge was rebuilt after the Hurricane Agnes flood in 1972 and closed to all traffic since 1986.

Martin's Mill Covered Bridge is also known as Shindle Bridge.
Street address:
West Weaver Road
Greencastle, Pa USA

County / Borough / Parish: Antrim Township, Franklin County

Year listed: 1974

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event

Periods of significance: 1825-1849

Historic function: Transportation, Road-Related

Current function: Closed to foot traffic only

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

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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