The Oldest Covered Bridge In West Virginia Has Been Around Since 1852

How lucky are we to live in West Virginia, a state brimming with pure natural beauty and rich in history? We can’t journey too far in the state without coming upon a historic site – like a covered bridge. West Virginia lays claim to 17 covered bridges. The oldest covered bridge in West Virginia tells a tale that dates back to before the Civil War.

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Have you been to the oldest covered bridge in West Virginia? Share your experience in the comments! Did you know there’s a covered bridge trail in West Virginia? It will take you to five picturesque covered bridges in only 2.5 hours.

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