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Near Claremont in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge

 
 
Bunker Hill Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
1. Bunker Hill Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. One of the last surviving covered bridges in North Carolina, built in 1894, stands 500 yards north on Lyles Creek.
 
Erected 1988 by Archives and Highway Departments.
 
Location. 35° 43.125′ N, 81° 7.039′ W. Marker is near Claremont, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is on U.S. 70. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claremont NC 28610, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Covered Bridges (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Bunker Hill Covered Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herman Haupt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clio's Nursery (approx. 15.3 miles away); William Sharpe (approx. 16.3 miles away); Andrew Loretz (approx. 17.9 miles away); Daniels Church (approx. 17.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Bunker Hill Covered Bridge. The bridge itself is not accessible by car. It is reached by a short (less than 1/4 mile) hike.
 
Additional keywords. engineering, engineer, Herman Haupt, Lattice Truss
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Bunker Hill Covered Bridge Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
2. Bunker Hill Covered Bridge Entrance
Bunker Hill Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
3. Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Cox, December 26, 2011
4. National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
 
 
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