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Bowmansdale Covered Bridge

Cumberland County


Bowmansdale Covered Bridge




N 40 09.31

W 76 59.48



built in 1867


spans Yellow Breeches creek


112 foot length


15 foot width




Burr truss



bridge was originally near Bowmansdale


Yellow Breeches Creek
a Pennsylvania Scenic River System


In 1971, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob S. Stoner acquired the bridge and donated it to Messiah College,
 where it was rebuilt by the college students and completed in 1972

Messiah College


Messiah College


older meeting house






Boyer Hall


Murray Library




local brew

Photos from November 2009

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