Saco River Covered Bridge

Location: NH Route 153, in Conway Village

Spans: Saco River

Overall: 22'9"

Style: Paddleford Truss with added arches

Construction: Originally built in 1890

WGCB (World Guide to Covered Bridges Number)29-02-03

New Hampshire Covered Bridge #48

Covered Bridge FAQs

How many historic wooden covered bridges are currently standing the State of New Hampshire? 54, the Chester Covered Bridge is the newest official bridge.

Where is the longest covered bridge? The longest existing covered bridge is located in Hartland, New Brunswick, Canada. It is 1,282' long and is comprised of 7 spans over the St John River, in New Brunswick, between Hartland and Somerville. It was built in 1901, but it was not originally a covered bridge.

What is the oldest covered bridge in America? The oldest covered bridge, the Hyde Hall Bridge, is located in Glimmerglass State Park, near Cooperstown, New York. It was built in 1825.

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Other Links about the Saco River Covered Bridge

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