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Near Mahaffey in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McGee's Mills Covered Bridge

 
 
McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. Only remaining covered bridge over any branch of the Susquehanna River. Thomas McGee built this single span Burr arch truss bridge in 1873 for $175 using hand hewed white pine timbers from the area. It was the last covered bridge built in Clearfield County. Thousands of rafts floated under bridge including the last raft in 1938. Listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Renovated 1994 after collapse from snow damage.
 
Erected by Mahaffey Area Heritage Society.
 
Location. 40° 52.812′ N, 78° 45.933′ W. Marker is near Mahaffey, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is on Covered Bridge Road 0.1 miles south of Burnside McGee Highway (U.S. 219), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mahaffey PA 15757, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Last Raft (approx. 2 miles away); Rev. A.W. Tozer (approx. 2.4 miles away); Melvin L. Brown (approx. 2 miles away); John Ludwig Snyder (approx. 4.8 miles away); George Atcheson (approx. 5 miles away); Rossiter Strike Injunction
McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Marker
(approx. 9 miles away); Great Shamokin Path (approx. 9 miles away); Cpl. Warren J. Shepherd (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mahaffey.
 
Also see . . .  Pennsylvania Covered Bridges. (Submitted on August 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsIndustry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
McGee's Mills Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
3. McGee's Mills Covered Bridge
McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
4. McGee's Mills Covered Bridge Plaque
Rededicated 1995
McGees Mills Covered Bridge
This 121 year old historic structure was stabilized and then restored by the Pennsylvania Conservation Corp due to collapse caused by record-breaking ice and snow.
Clearfield County Commissioners
Michael R. Lytle
Eleanor Ludwig
Anthony J. Yankevich
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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