The Oldest Covered Bridge In North Carolina Has Been Around Since 1895
Old-fashioned covered bridges from a bygone era are hard to come by in the Tar Heel State. In fact, only two such bridges have survived the test of time in North Carolina. The oldest of the two, the Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, is a treasure. Not only is it listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it’s also one of only three National Civil Engineering Landmarks in the state (accompanied by the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Cape Hatteras Light).
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The other remaining covered bridge in the Tar Heel State isn’t the oldest, but at 140 feet in length, it’s the longest. Keep reading to learn more about why you should also visit Pisgah Covered Bridge in North Carolina!
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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