Himmel’s Church Covered Bridge

Himmel's Church Covered Bridge It was a beautiful day for a drive, so I decided it would be a great day to explore another part of the state. While I had explored the regions surrounding it, the tract bordered by the Susquehanna River, Interstate 81, and Route 61 had been mostly avoided. The only time … Continue reading Himmel’s Church Covered Bridge

Barronvale Covered Bridge

Barronvale Covered Bridge, New Lexington Leaving King’s Covered Bridge, I drove a short distance west on Route 653 before turning right onto Ream Road. Following it to the intersection with Covered Bridge Road, the sign at the junction informed me to turn right and upon turning, I could see the covered bridge a short distance … Continue reading Barronvale Covered Bridge

King’s Covered Bridge and Doc Moore’s Ghost Story

King's Covered Bridge, New Lexington I drove west on Route 653, also known as the Scullton Road, headed to one of Somerset County’s ten covered bridges. Located next to Route 653, King's Covered Bridge is one of the easiest bridges to visit. With parking at both sides – there’s a picnic area on the western … Continue reading King’s Covered Bridge and Doc Moore’s Ghost Story

The Spooks of Sachs Bridge

Sachs Covered Bridge, Gettysburg Note/disclaimer: I consider myself a historian and folklorist who collects Pennsylvania's legends and lore. However, every now and then while out getting pictures I have had an experience that I cannot explain and this is one of those stories. Everyone knows that Gettysburg is haunted. Right? The landscape has to be … Continue reading The Spooks of Sachs Bridge

Knapp’s Covered Bridge

Knapp's Covered Bridge I’ve always been amazed by how much we miss on our every day travels. As we go about our business, speeding along on major roadways, the history that sits just off these busy roads is often overlooked, forgotten and ignored. I have quit counting the number of times I have traveled Route … Continue reading Knapp’s Covered Bridge