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Covered Bridges of New York State A Guide by Rick L. Berfield

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Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Architectural structure & design,
  • Bridges,
  • Social history,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History - General,
  • Travel Guides - U.S.,
  • Vernacular Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • New York,
  • New York (State),
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • Design & Drafting,
  • Covered bridges

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard R. Wilson (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8049122M
ISBN 100815607482
ISBN 109780815607489
OCLC/WorldCa50937818

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  Covered Bridges Of New York State A Guide TEXT #1: Introduction Covered Bridges Of New York State A Guide By Cao Xueqin - ^ Free PDF Covered Bridges Of New York State A Guide ^, 30 out of 5 stars a very good guide for new york state reviewed in   Located just 90 miles north of New York City, this is one of the southernmost of New York's 29 covered bridges (and at one time Ulster County had Of the 29 covered bridges that accent New York State, Newfield Covered Bridge (est. ) is the state’s oldest that remains open daily to car traffic. It spreads feet across Cayuga Lake /americas-most-beautiful-covered-bridges. Complete list and interactive map of Covered Bridges across New York including address, hours, phone numbers, and  › Home › Things to Do › Travel and Tourism › Covered Bridges.

At one time, New York State had over covered bridges, but over the years, floods, fires, and modernization have claimed all but 32 of them. Both the Hyde Hall Covered Bridge and the Old Blenheim Bridge are proud record holders. Located in Glimmerglass State Park, the Hyde Hall Covered Bridge is the oldest existing covered bridge in the Q2: Why does America have covered bridges? Answer: To make wooden bridge long laster, the bridges were covered to protect it from all weather conditions, such as rain, snow, sun, and ice. Q3: What is the oldest covered bridge in America? Answer: Hyde Hall Bridge, Glimmerglass State Park, New York is considered the oldest documented covered /north-america/united-states/most-beautiful-covered-bridges. A stunning and comprehensive guide to the design, evolution, and romance of historic covered bridges extant in New York State. In this classic book, Carl Carmer describes the social life and customs of his native New York. Wandering from Buffalo to the Adirondacks across upstate New York, he heard folk tales, tall tales, stories of   At one point in time here in the Empire State, you could find over covered bridges spanning across our rivers and creeks. Today though if you find yourself seeking out these charming and historic structures, you’ll only be able to uncover several handfuls of them left standing in New ://