Devil's Den, McClurg Covered Bridge (NRIS 79003828)

Address: N of Paris crossing King's Creek, Hanover Township, Paris, Pennsylvania. County/parish: Washington.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places June 22, 1979.

Part of Covered Bridges of Washington and Greene Counties TR (NRIS 64000720).

From Wikipedia:

Devil's Den, McClurg Covered Bridge

The Devil's Den, McClurg Covered Bridge is a historic King post truss covered bridge in Paris, Pennsylvania. Built in 1880, the bridge originally was part of Devil's Den Road and crossed Kings Creek in Paris, PA. The bridge was relocated to its present location in 1987. It crosses a small ravine in Hanover Township Park along Old Steubenville Pike. It is only open to foot traffic. It is 12'3" wide and 24' long, with red vertical plank siding, three rectangular windows on each side, and a cedar shake roof. The bridge is part of an annual Covered Bridge Festival.

It is designated as a historic bridge by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79003828

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