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The Silk Road Covered Bridge
Bennington, VT
WGN Number: 45-02-04
Silk Road Covered Bridge
Silk Road Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

There has been a bridge on the site of the present-day Silk Road Bridge since the 1790's, if not earlier. Over the years the bridge has also been called the Locust Grove Bridge and the Robinson Bridge.

Silk Road Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Bennington
Location: Silk Road
Crossing: Walloomsac River
Date: c. 1840
Builder: Benjamin Sears
Truss Type: Plank-lattice
Truss Length: 88 feet 3 inches
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 03/07/2014

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