Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Claremont

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The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge is one of two covered bridges left in North Carolina, (the other being the Pisgah Covered Bridge in Randolph county), and is possibly the last wooden bridge in the United States with Haupt truss construction. It was built in 1895 by Andrew Loretz Ramsour (1817 - 1906) in Claremont, North Carolina, and crosses over Lyle creek. The bridge is a National Civil Engineering Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • This bridge is a little hard to find - the address listed doesn’t always work in the GPS, but there are plenty of signs when you get close to help you find it. It is worth a stop if you are nearby or....  more »
  • We stopped here while visiting the area. It was a short walk to the bridge. I enjoy seeing historical places and this was a nice find. It was an overcast and cooler day, so we didn't stay too long....  more »
  • Under rehabilitation when I visited, but it's going to be really cool! Great job boys!
  • One of the few covered bridges we still have in north Carolina
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