History. Why cover the bridges? Today covered bridges are considered historical
landmarks, romantic structures resembling the past, but what was the purpose ...
Covered bridges were also covered to keep the rain off the wooden deck of the
bridge which would make it very slippery. The roofs on covered bridges also kept
Oct 18, 2007 ... The function of the roof and siding, which in most covered bridges create an
almost complete enclosure, ... A Recent History of Climate Change.
Purpose: "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the
history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and ...
Smithsonian. COVERED. BRIDGES. Spanning the American Landscape.
Organized by the ... offers an engaging exploration of the history, architecture,
Discover the romantic and historic covered bridges of New England dotting the
landscape throughout this special region of the USA. Drive, walk, or bike over ...
The authentic covered bridges of Pennsylvania have become historical
landmarks due to their rich past, interesting architecture and commitment by the ...
Photographs and description of the Covered Bridges of Northfield. ... There are
14 Covered Bridges in Central Vermont. Each with its own unique history.
Nov 1, 2014 ... Take a tour of America's most picturesque covered bridges and see how these
historic treasures combine clever engineering with artful design.
Visit NH New Hampshire has 54 covered bridges, one of the largest collections in
the United States. Use this guide to plan a driving tour to see historic NH ...