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Sachs Covered Bridge

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Address: Waterworks Road (TR 509/TR 405), Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Our first covered bridge

Located just off the battlefield a very quiet, calm respite to reflect. Many ducks swimming by with time to cool off. Great photo spot just a short drive to rejoin battlefield... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
VickyandDanny
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Lake Mary, Florida
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Lake Mary, Florida
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Located just off the battlefield a very quiet, calm respite to reflect. Many ducks swimming by with time to cool off. Great photo spot just a short drive to rejoin battlefield. Our very first covered bridge to walk over.

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Mexico, Missouri
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60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Well preserved and off the beaten path. Worth stopping to enjoy if you are in the area. We took a little extra time and walked the surrounding area and read the local history of this unique crossing.

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Thank Daddytravel786
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Went on a ghost tour and the bridge is very active . The tour took us to a field hospital on up the road and gave us some historical fact about the hospital and the bridge and then let us ghost hunt . It was great

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Thank Kathleen C
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We took a ride out to see the bridge and did enjoy the significance of the bridge but it was like so many others we saw in the area.

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Thank John K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Sachs Covered Bridge was an afterthought visit for us....having seen many covered bridges over time across Ohio and other locations this was at first a ho hum prospect - but I have to say - it was amazing and beautiful. We were completely alone, in the middle of the day, at the site and walked the bridge, admired the... More 

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Thank Matthew H
Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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151 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This bridge was used by both Union and Confederate soldiers. Three were hung here and it is said to be haunted! Regardless, it is a nice bridge to visit. You can not drive across it, but there is a small parking area just below the bridge. A marker on the wall leading to the bridge describes it.

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Thank Sandy O
Palos Hills, Illinois
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46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

It is slightly difficult to find but it is worth the trip! If you have issues finding it, locals are more than willing to help give you easy to follow directions. I would advise that if you have young children to go during the day or afternoon; night tends to bring a crowd of ghost hunters and partiers. Something that... More 

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This historic bridge is right off the highway, and worth a photo stop. The oldest covered bridge in PA, and used by both Union and Confederate armies. We just happened to pass it, and it was a pleasant surprise.

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Thank Zimmy15601
Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Yankee or Johnny Reb, doesn't matter, both sides used this bridge getting to and from Gettysburg Battlefield.

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Cocoa, Florida
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52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

great history and a great place to visit at night. We did a ghost tour at this location and had several solders respond to us on the speaker box

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Thank michael h

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