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Forksville in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Forksville Covered Bridge

 
 
Forksville Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
1. Forksville Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription.  

This Burr Truss covered bridge was built by Sadler S. Rogers (1831-1913) of Hillsgrove in the 1850's. In 1890 there were a total of 30 covered bridges in Sullivan County, Pa. By 1954 only five remained. Today there are three: Forksville, Hillsgrove and Sonestown, all built by Mr. Rogers.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges series list.
 
Location. 41° 29.314′ N, 76° 35.984′ W. Marker is in Forksville, Pennsylvania, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Street and Pennsylvania Route 154, on the right when traveling west on Bridge Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forksville PA 18616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harold "Red" Grange (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Woolen Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); 400 Acres: the Start of Forksville (approx. ¼ mile away); Hiram's Landing (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Chaseway...

Forksville Covered Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
2. Forksville Covered Bridge and Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Seth Thomas Clock (approx. 5.4 miles away); Eagles Mere Downtown Revitalization (approx. 5.4 miles away); Eagles Mere Chautauqua (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forksville.
 
Also see . . .  Forksville Covered Bridge. (Submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Forksville Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
3. Forksville Covered Bridge
Loyalsock Creek View From Forksville Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2019
4. Loyalsock Creek View From Forksville Covered Bridge
Looking south
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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