Back In The Days Of Prohibition, Gallon House Covered Bridge In Oregon Had Quite A Shady Reputation
Oregon’s covered bridges are charming little pieces of history that are scattered all throughout the state. It’s a worthy goal to see all of them, or at least choose some of the most beautiful to explore. Some bridges are short, some are long, and some have unique histories. The Gallon House Covered Bridge has an interesting story from the 1920s.
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Have you visited Gallon House Covered Bridge? We’d love to see your photos in the comments!
If you’d like to visit another covered bridge with a cool history, visit the town of Otis, where you’ll find Oregon’s oldest covered bridge. It was moved from its original location and saved, and you’ll love the heartwarming story behind its renovation.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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