The Hassenplug Covered Bridge in Mifflinburg is the oldest existing covered bridge in Pennsylvania, and believed to be the second-oldest covered bridge in the United States!
Hassenplug Covered Bridge FAQs
It spans Buffalo Creek on North Fourth Street in Mifflinburg.
Use GPS coordinates 40.92366, -77.04976 to navigate to the bridge.
The bridge is 80 feet long and 16 feet wide.
Burr arch trusses.
In 1959 the bridge was strengthened with a central pier, steel underpinning, and the wooden floor was replaced with an iron grill.
WGCB 38-60-03 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 80003641 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
Yes – the Koons Trail parking lot is adjacent to the south end of the bridge.
The Millmont Covered Bridge is the longest covered bridge in Union County.
Hayes Covered Bridge spans Buffalo Creek less than 3 miles west of the Hassenplug Covered Bridge.
Factory Covered Bridge is located along Gray Hill Road in Union County, just 2 miles west of the Interstate 80 / Route 15 interchange.
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