America’s Oldest Covered Bridge Is Right Here In New York And It’s Picture Perfect

In a world full of pavement and modern technology, nostalgic gems like covered bridges have quickly become a thing of the past. With most of America’s covered bridges having been torn down and replaced over the years, the ones that are still left standing are the ones we’ve come to appreciate the most. Here to remind you that our roads were once made up of wooden pathways, our country’s oldest covered bridge can be found right here in New York and it’s completely picture perfect.

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Did you realize that the covered bridge inside of Glimmerglass State Park was the oldest in our country? This isn’t the only historic treasure hiding in Otsego County, most people don’t even realize that This Stunning Castle On Otsego Lake even exists!