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Get into the outdoors | Follow the road to Pennsylvania’s covered bridges

McGees Mill covered bridge in Clearfield County
McGees Mill covered bridge in Clearfield County Len Sherlinski/Pennsylvania Covered Bridges

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Bells Mill

Bells Mill covered bridge was built in 1850 on Bells Mill Road in Westmoreland County, where it crosses Sewickley Creek in West Newton.

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Thomas Mill

Thomas Mill covered bridge is owned and maintained by the city of Philadelphia. It was built in 1855 over Wissahickon Creek at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia.

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Built in 1839 in Northampton County, Kreidersville covered bridge crosses Hokendauqua Creek on Covered Bridge Road in Allen Township.

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St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s covered bridge in Huntingdon County was built in 1889. It crosses Shade Creek in Cromwell Township on Covered Bridge Road, just east of U.S. Route 522 and about 2 miles north of Shade Gap, across the highway from St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.

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Logan Mills

Just east of Tylersville in Logan Township, the Logan Mills covered bridge, which was built in 1874, crosses Fishing Creek in Clinton County.

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McGees Mill

McGees Mill covered bridge has been spanning the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in Bell Township, Clearfield County, since 1873. It runs along U.S. Route 322 about 0.3 miles east of state Route 219 and about 0.2 miles south of McGees Mills.

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Knapps covered bridge, in Bradford County, was built in 1853 on state Route 552, or Covered Bridge Road, over Brown’s Creek in Burlington Township.

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Len Sherlinski, of Pennsylvania Covered Bridges