Some Mainers Haven’t Heard Of The Androscoggin Bridge, A Historic Wooden Swinging Bridge In Vacationland

If you’ve ever driven on US-1 in Topsham, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the curious bridge over the Androscoggin River. It might seem randomly placed, but it actually served an important purpose back in 1892 when it was built. In fact, back then many folks in the area could credit the bridge with their ability to make money. Today, it’s a fun trip over a piece of history.

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You can visit the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge any time of year, but when the river is rushing it’s a bit more thrilling to cross! To explore more, check out these 10 covered bridges in Maine that might just remind you of a simpler time.

Address: Swinging Bridge, Topsham, ME 04086, USA