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Covered Bridges are most cherished and symbolic historic resources. All reflect the widespread construction of covered bridges on public highways, they are one of the highlights in transportation history. Covered Bridges were roofed and enclosed to protect the wooden structural elements from the weather, which can be quite harsh.
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Covered bridges symbolize the Countryside. Something from the nineteenth century, a little archaic and strange to "nineteen-nineties eyes", picturesque and sentimental, "kissing bridges" recall a time when life was simpler and closer to the land -- if only in our dreams. Covered bridges complement any season from spring flowers to autumn leaves. Photogenic and often remote from the Interstate Highways and cities of the twentieth century, covered bridges lure the explorer to find the little streams and dirt roads that the twentieth century has almost passed by.
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When posting a new waymark to this category, please include as much information as you can If you have a camera and can post a few pictures of the Covered Bridge and any plaque information please do so. If you do not have a camera please describe the Covered Bridge as best you can. Also don't forget to let everyone know what you think of the Covered Bridges. After all a trip is not only about the destination but also about the journey.When you are creating a new waymark for this category, please include a picture and post to the Waymark page. Add your thoughts about the roadside attraction and let everyone know if it is worth while stopping to see. This website has a few listed. Perhaps they can be visited and have better coordinates posted. link
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Covered BridgesFort Fraser Trail Bridge

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Spanning the Peace River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 01/07/2008

last visited: 05/25/2013

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Covered BridgesFort Fraser Trail Bridge South - Bartow, FL

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Located at the south end of the Fort Fraser Rails to Trails just north of US 98 in Bartow, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 12/31/2008

last visited: 01/17/2012

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Covered BridgesOld Horatio Avenue Covered Bridge, Maitland, Florida

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A modern covered bridge in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sailor_dave

location: Florida

date approved: 02/23/2007

last visited: 08/20/2017

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