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6 edition of New England"s Covered Bridges found in the catalog.

New England"s Covered Bridges

A Complete Guide

by Benjamin D. Evans

  • 182 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University Press of New England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • General,
  • Architecture,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • History - Specific Styles,
  • Travel / General,
  • Covered bridges,
  • New England

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8793766M
    ISBN 101584653205
    ISBN 109781584653202

      Covered bridges began cropping up in New England in the 19th century. At the time, the wooden structures were engineering marvels, built to . A new guide to the more than historic Covered Bridges in the New England area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates. If you've ever spent time looking for a Covered Bridge and.

    This is a list of New Hampshire covered bridges, old, new, and restored. There are fifty-five historic wooden covered bridges currently standing in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. The Chester Covered Bridge is the newest official bridge, # According to the research of Benjamin and June Evans, authors of New England’s Covered Bridges, at least 1, covered bridges were constructed in New England during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Today the tally is down around So please, get out and see them all — with the following six bridges being a good place to start.

    Covered bridges, Kissing bridges, wooden structures with roofs that enable you to get from this side of the river to the other. What is it about an old wooden bridge that warms my heart? The fact that many of them stand the test of time that unless a fire or flood destroys one that will stand for hundreds of years. Genre/Form: Pictorial works Nonfiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blackman, Jeffrey E. Covered bridges of New England. Woodstock, Vt.: Countryman.


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New England"s Covered Bridges by Benjamin D. Evans Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Benjamin and June Evans’ New England's Covered Bridges is the first summation in a quarter century of the region's rich legacy of wooden bridges. Meticulously researched, carefully written, and beautifully illustrated, the book takes its place as the standard guide for a region that cherishes some of the oldest, newest, longest, and strongest of America’s covered bridges."/5(29).

While the majority of these bridges are in the states of Vermont and New Hampshire, wonderful examples of covered bridges can be found in all six of the New England states. When Jeffrey Blackman set out to capture New England's covered bridges on film, his goal was to create not just a pretty, postcard-perfect picture but to tell a story about each bridge's history and usage /5(6).

Excellent book with good coverage of covered bridges in the New England area. out of 5 stars Love to look at and paint old bridges Reviewed in the United States on Octo /5(30).

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(6). The book New England’s Covered Bridges: A Complete Guide, Benjamin D.

Evans and June R. Evans is published by University Press of New England. While the majority of these bridges are in the states of Vermont and New Hampshire, wonderful examples of covered bridges can be found in all six of the New England states.

In the preparation for writing this book, the Evanses trave miles documenting and photographing more than covered bridges/5(8). Get this from a library. New England's covered bridges: a complete guide.

[Benjamin D Evans; June R Evans] -- "During New Englands Covered Bridges book nineteenth and the early part of the twentieth centuries, New England's archives record that nearly one thousand covered bridges were erected.

However, the ravages of time, storms. This book includes the three Historic Covered Bridges in Connecticut, along with the oldest covered bridge in Maine, and a few other covered bridges we found in our travels. Photos of all, my comments on how and why these pictures came about and a few Facts about each.

He carefully studied each bridge from many angles before shooting, and took pains to show the environment surrounding each bridge in its photo. A When Jeffrey Blackman set out to capture New England's covered bridges on film, his goal was to create not just a pretty, postcard-perfect picture but to tell a story about each bridge's history and /5.

While the majority of these bridges are in the states of Vermont and New Hampshire, wonderful examples of covered bridges can be found in all six of the New England states." "The Evanses provide, for each of the bridges in this book, the name of the bridge, its location, specific directions to the bridge, its year of construction, its truss Pages: A new guide to the more than historic Covered Bridges in the New England area which covers all of the authentic surviving bridges in that area.

This guide is for those who want the up to date information which is available for every one of these bridges but don't want to spend their time traveling only to find a pedestrian walkway on someone's pond or a bridge that was /5(6). While the majority of these bridges are in the states of Vermont and New Hampshire, wonderful examples of covered bridges can be found in all six of the New England states.

In the preparation for writing this book, the Evanses trave miles documenting and photographing more than covered bridges.

REDUCED PRICING!. A new guide to the more than historic Covered Bridges in the New England area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates. If you've ever spent time looking for a Covered Bridge and couldn't find it, or Brand: Harold Stiver.

A new guide to the more than historic Covered Bridges in the New England area. Up to date information on each one. Included for each bridge are detailed directions and GPS coordinates, photos as well as detailed directions for Self Guided tours of each region in the area.

If you live in or travel in the New England area, you will treasure having this guide. New England Covered Bridges. likes 13 talking about this. Share your photos and experiences while finding unique or historical covered bridges throughout New ers: Friends of New England Covered Bridges has members.

Here is a page for sharing photos of Covered Bridges. We may be able to help each other locate them. New England Covered Bridges Through Time shows the changes to these beloved symbols of Americana since they became major tourist attractions early in the twentieth century.

Many covered bridges have been replaced with modern structures, and most of those which remain have also changed as the landscape around them has become more : Arcadia Publishing SC.

Covered Bridges of New England | When Jeffrey Blackman set out to capture New England's covered bridges on film, his goal was to create not just a pretty, postcard-perfect picture but to tell a story about each bridge's history and usage throughout the years.

Covered Bridges of New England Jeffrey E. Blackman When Jeffrey Blackman set out to capture New England's covered bridges on film, his goal was to create not just a pretty, postcard-perfect picture but to tell a story about each bridge's history and usage throughout the.

Terry E. Miller began visiting covered bridges with his father, Max T. Miller, in and has since visited more than 1, in the United States, Canada, Europe, and China, and researched the bridges of two Ohio counties from dusty handwritten journals/5(65).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wagemann, Clara E. (Clara Eola Summers), b. Covered bridges of New England. Rutland, Vt., C.E. Tuttle, [©].This has been a excellent book.

I have used it to not only to learn about the covered bridges in New England but also to locate many of them. I have visited all the major bridges in this book. Due to storms some have been rebuilt since this book /5.Orne Covered Bridge in Coventry, Vermont.

Rick Desrochers of Northern Dreams Photography. New England travel as only Yankee can do it! Download our FREE Gift, Best New England Vacations from the Editors of Yankee Magazine. StarkCovered Bridge in Stark, New Hampshire.

Swamp Meadow Covered Bridge in Foster, Rhode Island.