The Longest Wooden Covered Bridge In Kentucky, Beech Fork Covered Bridge, Is 210 Feet Long
Editor’s Note: Sadly, the Beech Fork Covered Bridge was completely destroyed by a fire in early March 2021. We are devastated by this loss and hope these photos and words remain as a reminder of this historic bridge.
The modern day highways that wind through Kentucky are certainly convenient and efficient, but many aren’t filled with the same sense of history as a road that was created in the early days of our state. Many of these historic roadways have been preserved and some include features such as a covered bridge that would take travelers across a creek or dip in the land. If you’ve ever wondered about the longest covered bridge in Kentucky, then head to Mooresville and the Beech Fork Covered Bridge.
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The longest wooden covered bridge in Kentucky may have been restored over the years, but it still holds plenty of history and a sense of how things used to be in the Bluegrass. Have you seen the Beech Fork Covered Bridge in person (or whichever name you use!)? What is your favorite covered bridge in Kentucky? Tell us about it in the comments.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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