Sachs Covered Bridge, Gettysburg

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Sachs Covered Bridge is an important point on the Gettysburg battlefield. The covered, wooden bridge was built around 1854 and spans 30 m (100 ft) over Marsh Creek. During the battle that raged from July 1-3, 1863, both armies crossed the bridge. After the Union victory, the majority of Robert E. Lee's forces retreated over this bridge. The bridge is closed to vehicles, so you can explore the area on foot, immerse yourself in the atmosphere, and read the historical information at the site. If you feel brave, you can take a ghost-hunting tour of the bridge. Put Sachs Covered Bridge into our Gettysburg itinerary builder app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Sachs bridge is easily found part of battle field. It’s quite and calm now. But during the battle it was as an execution site and a field hospital for the confederacy. Both sides of the bridge were ma...  more »
  • This is one of the places we went to for a night of ghost investigating. A very cool place , a lovely bridge , and some sad stories and possibly history to it as well.  more »
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  • A beautiful place to spend a little time hiking along the creek, and exploring a bridge that was originally built in 1852. We got a lot of nice family pictures in the area around the bridge and on the bridge itself. You can't cross the creek here by car, but you can walk across and explore the dam and Pat has that run along the Marsh Creek.
  • Great place to hike and enjoy a nice day of fishing. The winter months are the best. Less traffic and parking is easy. The kids love it and exploring the woods and stream is one of their favorite pastimes. With some camera security and people usually walking around we feel safe taking our son and meeting other parents with theirs as well. Just lock your doors and hide valuables. When hiking you can't see your car.

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