Covered Bridges – Northeast Kingdom

Northeast Kingdom VT Covered Bridges

Lyndon Burke NEK VT Guide To Covered Bridges

historic vermont covered bridgesThe Northeast region of Vermont is called “The Northeast Kingdom” and includes many of the states most unique covered bridge designs. The “Kingdom” town of Lyndon, home of Lyndon Institute and Lyndon State College, is called the “Covered Bridge Capitol of Vermont” with five covered bridges within town borders. Please share your NEK VT Covered Bridge comments. To feature your business, contact us.

Northeast Vermont Covered Bridges

montpelier stowe vt convered bridgesSchoolhouse Bridge
Off South Wheelock Road
Lyndon, VT
Built in 1879 and located in Lyndon, Vt. Schoolhouse bridge replaced a much criticized uncovered bridge.  It has a 42 ft Queenpost bridge, now off road.

The Chamberlain Mill Bridge
Off South Wheelock Road
Lyndon, VT
Another Queenpost bridge in Lyndon, it has distinctive gables, allowing for better driver visibility.

Lyndon VT Covered BridgeThe Miller’s Run Bridge
Off Route 122
Lyndon, VT
Totally reconstructed in 1995 using the 1878 Queenpost trusses, this Lyndon Covered Bridge is a great example of this type of construction.

The Randall Bridge
Off Route 114
Lyndon, VT
Built in 1867, this 68 ft Queenpost bridge has unusually open construction, making it easy to observe the truss structure.

The Sanborn Bridge
Junction of Routes 5, 122 & 114 (behind the motel building)
Lyndon, VT
Built in 1867, this 117 ft long privately owned covered bridge uses Paddleford trusses with their X design.

Greenbanks Hollow Bridge
Danville, VT
Built in 1886, this 74 ft long Queenpost covered bridge crossed Joe’s Brook.

A. M. Foster Bridge
Cabot Plains Road & Bailey-Hazen Military Road
Cabot, VT
A reproduction of the Martin Bridge, built in 1988, road located in a field near the intersection of the Cabot Plains Road and the historic Bailey-HaRoad.

Fisher Bridge
Off Route 15
Wolcott, VT
This 1908 covered bridge carried trains across the Lamoille River using doubled town lattice trusses. The full-length cupola is the only one of its kind still surviving.

River Road Bridge
Off Route 101
Troy, VT
This 1910 town lattice covered bridge spans 92 ft over the Mississquoi River.

Lord’s Creek Bridge
Route 58
Irasburg, VT
This 1881 Paddleford truss bridge was moved from Lord’s Creek in 1958 to a local farmer’s field on Rte. 58.

Mount Orne Bridge
Off Route 2
Lunenburg, VT
This 266 ft bridge, built in 1911 spans the Connecticut River.  It is a two-span bridge using William Howe’s wood and steel design.

Columbia Bridge Columbia Bridge
Off Route 102
Lemington, VT
Built in 1911 to replace another bridge destroyed by fire, this 146 Howe truss bridge spans the Connecticut River and connects Vermont Route 102 with US Route 3 just south of Colebrook, NH.

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Vermont Covered Bridges

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Find Vermont Covered Bridges in every region. Champlain Valley, Northeast Kingdom, North-Central, South-Central and Southern Vermont.

Champlain Valley VT Covered Bridges
Burlington, Middlebury, St. Albans, the Islands of NW Vermont
North Central VT Covered Bridges
Montpelier, Barre, Randolph, Waterbury, Stowe, Mad River Valley
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St. Johnsbury, Newport, Barton, Lyndonville, Burke, Jay, Island Pond
South Central VT Covered Bridges
Rutland, White River Jct., Woodstock, Quechee, Brandon, Killington, Ludlow, Weston, Chester
Southern VT Covered Bridges
Bennington, Brattleboro, Manchester, Arlington, Newfane, Mt. Snow area

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