Salisbury Center Bridge

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Salisbury Center Bridge
Coordinates 43°08′28″N 74°47′17″W / 43.141°N 74.788°W / 43.141; -74.788Coordinates: 43°08′28″N 74°47′17″W / 43.141°N 74.788°W / 43.141; -74.788
CrossesSpruce Creek
Salisbury Center Covered Bridge
Salisbury Covered Bridge May 08.jpg
Salisbury Covered Bridge, May 2008
Salisbury Center Bridge is located in New York
Salisbury Center Bridge
Salisbury Center Bridge is located in the United States
Salisbury Center Bridge
LocationFairview Rd. over Spruce Creek, Salisbury, Herkimer County, New York
Coordinates43°8′26.97″N 74°47′16.83″W / 43.1408250°N 74.7880083°W / 43.1408250; -74.7880083Coordinates: 43°8′26.97″N 74°47′16.83″W / 43.1408250°N 74.7880083°W / 43.1408250; -74.7880083
ArchitectTheodore Burr and Alvah Hopson
NRHP reference #72000848
Added to NRHPJune 19, 1972 [1]

Salisbury Center Bridge is the only covered bridge in Herkimer County, New York State. It was built in 1875, and is a wood frame Burr Truss bridge measuring 42 feet (13 metres) long and 16 feet (5 metres) wide. The bridge has vertical board siding and is topped by a gable roof.[2]:4 The wooden bridge is one of 29 covered bridges in New York State.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. January 23, 2007.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-11-01. Note: This includes T. Robins Brown (February 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Salisbury Center Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-11-01. and Accompanying photographs

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