The Oldest Covered Bridge Near Pittsburgh Has Been Around Since 1845
Covered bridges tallied more than 1,500 throughout Pennsylvania during their heyday in the 1800s. That number has significantly decreased in the decades since. However, today we’re fortunate to still have 200 covered bridges in the state, with Lancaster claiming the most with 29. If you want to see the oldest covered bridge near Pittsburgh, head to Erskine Covered Bridge in West Alexander.
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Address: Erskine Rd, West Alexander, PA 15376, USA
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