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Preservation of Covered Bridges

 

Welcome!

Posted on July 31, 2016

Purpose:

 "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and manuscript matter and other articles of historical interest concerning covered bridges. To do all things, alone or in cooperation with other persons or corporations, necessary or advisable to carry out any or all of the foregoing purposes and objects."

 

Thank you Volunteers!:

Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us for our work day Campton, New Hampshire on July 30th to help with the covered bridge deck testing project. We will be sharing photos on the Facebook page and a summary will be posted here later.

Meetings:

Our monthly meetings are held in various locations, usually in New England, March through October. See the 2016 calendar for more details. Our next meeting will be the annual picnic Sunday, August 28 at Beaver Meadow Village at the end of Waumbec St., Concord, NH. Lunch at noon, meeting at 1:00. Hot dogs and hamburgers provided, bring a dish to share.  Map.

Plan to attend our fall tour of Kentucky and nearby Ohio September 30 - October 2. See the tour flyer for all the details.

Publications:

World Guide to Covered Bridges
For those who already have a current World Guide, an update is available in PDF format. The update has additions and corrections as of June 1, 2016.

Topics
A quarterly containing research articles about covered bridges past and present. For those researching covered bridges, an index to all Topics issues (1943-present) is now available.

Our Newsletter informs members of society events and covered bridge news.


The Spring 2016 newsletter was posted on June 1.

Projects:

Covered bridge projects throughout the US and Canada.

NSPCB Project - Analyzing Covered Bridge Floor Systems, Campton, New Hampshire. Updated July 22, 2016

NSPCB Project - Moose Brook Pony Truss Bridge in Gorham, New Hampshire.

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NSPCB is on Facebook. Facebook link

 

campton work day volunteers
Volunteers driving spikes to fasten deck boards to the bridge to assist with our research project, Campton, NH  July 30, 2016


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