Meems Bottom Covered Bridge, Mount Jackson

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Meems Bottom Covered Bridge (also Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge) is a covered bridge in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. The bridge, at 204 feet (62 m), is the longest covered bridge in Virginia and one of the last that supports regular traffic. Near the town of Mount Jackson, the Meems Bottom Covered Bridge features a 200-foot single-span wooden Burr arch structure. Built in 1892 by Franklin Hiser Wissler, the wooden bridge over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River provided access to his apple orchards at Strathmore Farms. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 10, 1975.

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  • This covered bridge was recommended by the woman at the Harrisonburg visitor center. I’m glad we went. I’d certainly go again with just a little planning so we could picnic. There is a tidy little...  more »
  • We heard about this bridge from the Rt 11 potato chip flier. what a pleasant surprise! we even took a picnic lunch and ate just off the bridge.  more »

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