Showing posts with label historic bridge. Show all posts
Showing posts with label historic bridge. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Covered In Christmas ...

"Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime."
                                                                                                                                                           ~ Charles Dickens
                                                       ~ 1812-1870 


Festooned in Christmas lights, the historic Wehr's Covered Bridge,
Orefield, Pennsylvania sparkles with the joy of Christmastime
on a December evening.

Wehr’s Covered Bridge is an historic wooden covered bridge located in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania. It is a three span, 117-foot-long, Burr Truss bridge, constructed in 1841. It has horizontal siding and a gable roof. It crosses the Jordan Creek and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The nearby Wehr’s Dam was built in 1904.

This beautiful bridge has seen travelers for 174 Christmastimes, but the true beauty is the reason and meaning of the season - the birth of Christ - which is timeless and remains the same.

Merry Christmas, Happy Christmas everyone!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Out of The Past ...

"No man is rich enough to buy back his past."
                                                                    ~ Oscar Wilde

An autumn view this weekend from inside Wehr's Covered Bridge, Orefield, Pennsylvania. The bridge was built in 1841 and restored in 1965.