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Vermont Covered Bridge Trivia
Edited from the book Spanning Time
1.) Which Vermont covered bridge houses a
red, white, and blue Postal Service box?
2.) Which wooden bridge, within the State of
Vermont, has the longest span?
3.) What unusual truss supports the Lincoln
Bridge in West Woodstock?
4.) Which Vermont covered bridge was known
as the Blue Bridge?
5.) Which Vermont covered bridge has
completely enclosed trusses?
6.) What builder could barely sign his name but
could design bridges with the best?
7.) How many bridges did Theodore Burr
build in Vermont?
8.) Which bridge is the highest above the
stream bed it crosses?
9.) Which bridge stands at the lowest distance
above sea level?
10.) Which bridge is the longest single span
using the plank lattice truss?
11.) What body of water does the covered
bridge at the Shelburne Museum span?
12.) What is the longest covered bridge in
Vermont using the multiple kingpost truss?
13.) Why are covered bridges
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