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Beverly in Randolph County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Beverly Covered Bridge

 
 
Beverly Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
1. Beverly Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. Site of old covered bridge on Staunton & Parkersburg Turnpike built in 1847 by Lemuel Chenoweth (1811-87). Burned during Civil War, he rebuilt it in 1873. Dismantled by state in 1951. Chenoweth's home, built in 1847, is southeast of old bridge site.
 
Erected by Beverley Woman's Club, Beverly Town Council, and West Virginia Division of Culture and History. (Marker Number RH2.)
 
Location. 38° 50.521′ N, 79° 52.53′ W. Marker is in Beverly, West Virginia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street (County Road 37-8) and Water Street, on the right when traveling east on Bridge Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beverly WV 26253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lemuel Chenoweth House (here, next to this marker); Rowan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Arnold House (within shouting distance of this marker); Crozet - Chenoweth / Rich Mountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Crawford House (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter Buckey House
Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
2. Marker Location
The Chenoweth house stands beside the road behind the marker. The bridge in the center replaced the wooden bridge built by Chenoweth.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Occupied Beverly (about 400 feet away); The First Campaign (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Beverly.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lemuel Chenoweth House and Museum. Page detailing the home's structure and the bridges built by Chenoweth. (Submitted on October 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. The Chenoweth House. Page from the Historic Beverly web site. (Submitted on October 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Chenoweth House and Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2009
3. Chenoweth House and Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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