The Oldest Covered Bridge In Virginia Has Been Around Since 1857
There’s something alluring about covered bridges. Virginia is home to a handful of these remarkable structures, which have a way of taking us back in time to the days of yore. That’s especially true of Humpback Covered Bridge in Covington, Virginia, which was originally built in 1857. Of course, the bridge has been repurposed several times since, yet it stands as the oldest of its kind in the state. Here’s more on why you’ll want to visit.
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A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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