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Erb's Mill Covered Bridge

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Erb's Mill Covered Bridge
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Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 299-8901

Hammer Creek

Located at Lat. 40.1676 / Long. -76.2441

In 1849 this bridge was being built while tens of thousands of people were rushing to find gold in the California hills.  The cost of the original bridge was $700, but the builder is unknown.  Rebuilt by John G. Bowman in 1887 for $1744.  It has received no major flood damage.  Location:   on Erb’s Road 3/4 mile north of Rothville on Picnic Woods Road in Warwick Twp.

Narrative & photo credit: Kenneth W. Collins, author of "Covered Bridges of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania"

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