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Saturday, May 11, 2019

The Historic Pottersburg Covered Bridge

The historic Pottersburg Covered Bridge was built in built in 1868 by Reuben Partridge. The bridge originally spanned over the Big Darby Creek in Allen Township. After the bridge was no long needed it was moved to its current location in Chuckery (Union County), Ohio in 2006.

Its done in the tradition Truss style and spans 94 feet over a dry ditch (an old rail bed) on a popular hiking trail. The Pottersburg Bridge Trail is a multi-use path to the village of North Lewisburg. It's popular with hikers, walkers, bikers and those who enjoy bird watching. The bridge is not open to vehicular traffic.
Pottersburg Covered Bridge in Chuckery, Union County, Ohio

Every year during the month of September you'll find the family-friendly Covered Bridge Bluegrass Festival hosted at the site.If you've never attended the festival and will be in the area...add it to your to-do list during the fall. You can find information about the area and upcoming events by visiting the Union County Ohio website.

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