The Oldest Covered Bridge In Kentucky Has Been Around Since 1835

There are many fine examples of the skill and talents Kentuckians have had over the years as they built our now historic buildings and structures. From country churches that have spanned over a century to tall, ornate buildings in our largest cities, the history of Kentucky can be found in these standing works of art. Another fascinating way to experience this is by visiting the several historic covered bridges throughout the Bluegrass. Considered to be the oldest covered bridge in Kentucky, the Dover Covered Bridge in Mason County has been through so much, yet still stands to this day.

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See more of the oldest covered bridge in Kentucky in this short video of photos:

Covered bridges are a tangible example of our state’s history and the skill and work ethic of its residents. As the oldest covered bridge in Kentucky, Dover Covered Bridge has managed to remain standing since 1835, despite many near collapses and catastrophes. Have you seen this historic covered bridge in person? Have you seen any others in Kentucky? Let us know in the comments!

For more information on the history of the Dover Covered Bridge, check out this fascinating article from Maysville.

And for another historic covered bridge in Kentucky, take a look at this scenic spot in Fleming County.

Address: Old Lee's Creek Rd, Dover, KY 41034, USA