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Henninger Farm Covered Bridge


Henninger Farm Covered Bridge



N40 34.64 

W 76 47.04)



Henninger farm (Stroup covered bridge) is located NE of Elizabethville, Pa.,in Washington twp. Drive 2.2 miles east of Jct. Pa. 225 on US 209, then left 0.7 miles on SR 1006 and right on TR 617 to North Road TR 624 then left for about half a mile to the bridge.


 The bridge length is 72 feet the width is 16 feet and crosses the Wisconisco Creek.


Burr arch truss



The bridge is only  open to foot traffic. The bridge had been bypassed by a cement structure.



This is the last standing covered bridge in Dauphin County in its original location.








 The covered bridge structure is in an area surrounded by rolling hills of farm fields and wooded area. 




Union Canal


Appalachian Trail crossing the Swatara Creek


coal operation


break and grade


and load into trucks





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