Leaman's Place Covered Bridge, Intercourse

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The Leaman's Place Covered Bridge is a covered bridge that spans Pequea Creek in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. A county-owned and maintained bridge, its official designation is the Pequea #4 Bridge. The bridge is also known as Eshelman's Mill Covered Bridge and Paradise Bridge.

The bridge has a single span, wooden, double Burr arch trusses design with the addition of steel hanger rods. The deck is made from oak planks. It is painted red, the traditional color of Lancaster County covered bridges, on both the inside and outside. Both approaches to the bridge are painted in the traditional white color.

The bridge's WGCB Number is 38-36-20. Added in 1980, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as structure number 80003519. It is located on the boundary between Paradise and Leacock townships at 40°0′43.2″N 76°6′28.2″W (40.01200, -76.10783). It is found 0.5 miles (0.80 km) north of U.S. Route 30 on Belmont Road to the west of Paradise.
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  • It's a cute bridge in the heart of Intercourse. We saw horse and buggies all over . It a cute picture spot.  more »
  • This covered bridge is also known as Eshleman's Mill Covered Bridge or Paradise Bridge. Built in 1845 and rebuilt in 1893, the bridge spans the Pequea Creek in Lancaster County. We spent a day...  more »

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