Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge), Stowe

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Gold Brook Covered Bridge, also known as Stowe Hollow Bridge or Emily's Bridge, is a small wooden covered bridge in the town of Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont, carrying Covered Bridge Road over Gold Brook. Built in 1844, it is the only 19th-century covered bridge in the state built using wooden Howe trusses and carrying a public roadway. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
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  • A gorgeous example of an old wooden covered bridge. There are about 8 in the area, but this one is tops.  more »
  • You can still traverse this little beauty. It was built by a nearby logging company that damned the stream to create a hydro electric source for energy to run their mill. This bridge spanned the...  more »
  • Also, know as Emily's Birdge. I have lived here my whole life, almost 60 years, and only heard of it recently. It's supposed haunted but not lucky enough to have an encounter. We are going to go back on a Moonlight Night as advised for another chance. There is a steep path to go down to the river but so worth it. There was a family and their dog swimming in the shallow water the day we were there.
  • My family (wife and four kids under 10) showed up at dusk to check this place out, and it was pretty neat. The lady who lives across the street from the bridge came out of her house and informed us that her kids were trying to sleep and that we were "scaring them." I mean, you live across the street from a tourist attraction that happens to be a haunted bridge, right? We all make choices.

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