Paradise Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Leaman Place Bridge (1893)
Lancaster County Commissioners: Chairman Dennis P. Stuckey, Vice Chair Joshua G. Parsons, Commissioner Craig E. Lehman
Sign provided by the Lancaster Bicycle Club.
Erected by Lancaster County Commissioners & Lancaster Bicycle Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges 🌉 series list.
Location. 40° 0.719′ N, 76° 6.467′ W. Marker is in Paradise Township, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on North Belmont Road 0.1 miles north of Queen Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located along the east side of the highway on the south side of the covered bridge. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 345 North Belmont Road, Paradise PA 17562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kinzer (approx. 2.2 miles away); Leacock Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); Original Head Race & Water Turbine (approx. 2.8 miles away); History of Railroad Pump Cars (approx. 3.4 miles away); Strasburg Rail Road (approx. 3˝ miles away); Reading Observation No. 1 (approx. 3˝ miles away); 37 East Main Street (approx. 4.2 miles away); 33 East Main Street (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paradise Township.
More about this marker. Marker is a large composite plaque, mounted horizontally on waist-high posts.
Regarding Leaman Place Bridge (1893).
Also see . . . Leaman's Place Covered Bridge. The bridge has a single span, wooden, double Burr arch trusses design with the addition of steel hanger rods. The deck is made from oak planks. It is painted red, the traditional color of Lancaster County covered bridges, on both the inside and outside. Both approaches to the bridge are painted in the traditional white color. (Submitted on August 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2018, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 13, 2020, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 30, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.