Glessner Covered Bridge near Shanksville is one of ten remaining historic covered bridges in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
Glessner Covered Bridge FAQs
It was buit in 1881 by Tobias Glessner, and extensively rebuilt in 1998.
90 feet long.
The Stoneycreek River.
Yes – use GPS coordinates 40.02616, -78.92091.
Burr arch trusses.
Yes – Covered Bridge Road passes through Glessner Covered Bridge and is open to vehicular traffic.
NRHP 80003631 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
WGCB 38-56-08 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
Yes – here is how it looked in 1972.
Looking for more Somerset County Covered Bridges?
Barronvale Covered Bridge is the longest covered bridge in Somerset County (162 feet long).
Pack Saddle Covered Bridge is the most famous covered bridge in Somerset County.
Lower Humbert Covered Bridge is the southernmost covered bridge in Somerset County.
Kings Covered Bridge is a great spot for a creekside picnic, at a pavilion right next to the bridge.
Explore even more covered bridges on the Covered Bridges page here on PABucketlist.com.
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