These 8 Beautiful Covered Bridges In Georgia Will Remind You Of A Simpler Time
Covered bridges are truly a beautiful sight. They were built long ago, predominantly out of timber with a roof and siding. They had a purpose, these bridges. It wasn’t just to be an aesthetically pleasing structure, nor to be the silent character in a Meryl Streep, Clint Eastwood movie. Covered bridges were built with the purpose of protecting the wood structure from the elements of weather that could destroy or damage the bridge. (Of course, this was before metal or steel bridges were being utilized.)
Georgia has some absolutely stunning covered bridges that have still stood the test of time. Take a look at some of our favorites.
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Have you been to any of these bridge beauties? Maybe you packed a picnic for a romantic stroll, or brought the kids out to discover some of your state’s history. We would love to hear about your experience.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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