5 Undeniable Reasons To Visit The Erskine Covered Bridge, The Oldest Covered Bridge Near Pittsburgh

Covered bridges just have an old-fashioned charm that most of us can’t deny. While covered bridges are far less common than they were decades ago, we’re still lucky to have our fair share of them in Western Pennsylvania. The historic charm of the covered bridge is even celebrated, the third weekend in September annually, at the Washington & Greene Counties Covered Bridge Festival, which also features the oldest covered bridge near Pittsburgh.

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