The 3 Longest Covered Bridges In West Virginia All Survived The Civil War

Hailing from a bygone era when horses were more common on roads than automobiles, covered bridges provide our busy, modern senses with charming reminders of less frenetic times. And in West Virginia, we still get to enjoy at least 17 of these historic structures.

To find these three bridges, which are all located within an hour of each other, check Google Maps here. Have you ever been to see any (or all) of these bridges? How about the other 14 scattered throughout the state? You can learn more about all 17 here.

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Address: Philippi Covered Bridge, 26416 US-250, Philippi, WV 26416, USA
Address: Barrackville Covered Bridge, Barrackville, WV 26559, USA
Address: Carrollton Covered Bridge, Volga, WV 26238, USA