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Historical Covered Bridges

A cache by DLiming & Crew Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 1/30/2002
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Many years ago when horses were the main transportation, builders built bridges with wood: an abundant resource of their time and they also covered many of these bridges. There are several theories in why they covered the bridges. One is to help the horses from becoming spooked while crossing a ravine and another is to preserve the wood from the elements. Thankfully many communities are preserving these treasures of the past. As a side note, these bridges of the past are also know as Kissing Bridges, for it was a custom to kiss your date while crossing these bridges.

The above picture is of the "Black" (Pugh's Mill) Covered Bridge, one of two historical covered bridges in Ohio's Butler County and located at the posted coordinates. Built in 1868-1869.

To log this cache you must take a picture of you with the historical bridge in the background. This cache can be done anywhere there is a Historical Covered Bridge. Log your adventure with the coordinates of the bridge and any historical comment about the bridge you would like to share.

The difficulty for some will be to find a Historical Covered Bridge. There are websites available on the internet and books and maps about these treasures. For some of you there are quite a few bridges around for others you may have to travel a ways. Hope you have fun and enjoy your hunt.

You are welcomed and very much encourged to discover more bridges but I am afraid only one find per person for this cache.

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Last Updated: on 11/15/2017 3:57:41 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (11:57 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

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