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Covered bridge part of federal highway system

A very quaint feature to a very quiet town. Little park on one side now and was the site of first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LAURIE S
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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Pretty Cool

My daughter and I were in Philippi for a college visit. We drove into town over the bridge. It... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
10isgirl
,
Columbia, Maryland
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The oldest covered bridge left in West Virginia.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“two lane” (4 reviews)
“civil war” (8 reviews)
“take pictures” (2 reviews)
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U.s 250, Philippi, WV
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very quaint feature to a very quiet town. Little park on one side now and was the site of first land battle in the civil war. Park has walking tour map which we did plus hit up two thrift stores and public library on...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My daughter and I were in Philippi for a college visit. We drove into town over the bridge. It was pouring that day so we didn't get to take pictures from outside.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Bridge has quit a lot of Histral attached to it. It was used by the Union Solders during the first land battle of the Civil War. It is said that Abe Lincoln and Jefferson Davis met in the middle of the bridge. Best time...More

1  Thank Diana D
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Small quite town tuck away in the mountains. Nice people not a lot of places to eat but the mountain views are great

1  Thank A8470AOjohnm
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice covered bridge. Sad that is burnt down , but they did a great job of rebuilding it. Nice little war memorial park next to it and you can get great pictures of the bridge for the museum next door.

1  Thank SRL2007
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I'm a covered bridge historian and while in WV we made a special trip to this part of the state to visit the bridge. It's definitely a very busy bridge so we didn't walk through it but it was a thrill to drive across it!...More

1  Thank CSIMelissa
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Walked in evening before dark, how beautiful, took many pictures, the coal miners memorial is at foot of bridge, great reflection of what happened. Must see

1  Thank Bonnie Z
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

An original covered bridge that you can still drive through if you don't have an oversized vehicle. Too think it's still in use after all these years is amazing.

1  Thank Chessiefortworth
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This bridge has history! My grandson enjoyed the drive through it and goes great with the Barbour County Museum! They are a must do together to get her history and story!

1  Thank Bernadine P
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Visited the covered bridge on a cold April day. Enjoyed reading the history, looking at the river and the structure of the bridge. Would have spent more time if I was dressed appropriately :-) (Was dressed for warmer April weather)

2  Thank Christine D
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