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Hillsgrove Covered Bridge Near Worlds End State Park

The Hillsgrove Covered Bridge is located just down the road from Forksville and Worlds End State Park, in an idyllic setting. It was built by the same builder, Sadler Rogers, of the more famous Forksville Covered Bridge, which perfectly frames the Forksville General Store and Big Mike's Cheesesteaks. Sadler was only 18 when he constructed these bridges in the 1850s. 
It is 186 feet long and 18 feet wide, across the mighty Loyalsock Creek with Burr Arch Trusses.

It is also meticulously maintained and clearly well valued by the overall community. It was fully restored in 2010, but again had to undergo a serious restoration in 2012 after the remnants of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee battered the bridge with flood waters and swept away debris. 

Meticulous care means a lot with covered bridges. It is also on the National Register of Historic Places, the first of the three Sullivan County bridges to be added. 
It also has one of my favorite types of adornments on covered bridges, window cutouts with their own little roofs. 

 GPS Coordinates: 

41.460716, -76.670734

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