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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  • There isn’t a lot to do at Meems Bottom Bridge except to look at the bridge and how it is constructed. It’s a great place to take pictures and it’s absolutely beautiful on a fall afternoon.  more »
  • This was the last one on our list for coveted bridges in VA! Such a cute spot to stop and take some photos and take in the surrounding area.  more »

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