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The Scott Covered Bridge
Townshend, VT
WGN Number: 45-13-13
Scott Covered Bridge
Scott Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The Scott Bridge is reputed to stand over one of the best swimming spots on West River. Indeed, a rope is often seen hanging from the span under missing sheathing planks. The bridge was named for the former Henry Scott homestead at the west end.

Scott Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Townshend
Location: Route 30
Crossing: West River
Date: 1870
Builder: Harrison Chamberlin
Truss Type: Plank-lattice and kingpost
Truss Length: 277 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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