Meems Bottom Covered Bridge, Mount Jackson

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Meems Bottom Covered Bridge (also Meem's Bottom Covered Bridge) is a covered bridge in Shenandoah County, Virginia, United States. The bridge, at 204 feet (62 m), is the longest covered bridge in Virginia and one of the last that supports regular traffic. Near the town of Mount Jackson, the Meems Bottom Covered Bridge features a 200-foot single-span wooden Burr arch structure. Built in 1892 by Franklin Hiser Wissler, the wooden bridge over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River provided access to his apple orchards at Strathmore Farms. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 10, 1975.
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  • We were camping at the Shenandoah Valley Campground LLC, it was a right turn out to of the camp to Meems Road. And came to the bridge and stopped to look at the inside archetype. Very impressed how.....  more »
  • Great spot for family photos both above and below the bridge. It is very quiet and the water is pretty clear. Lots of rocks - wear water shoes if you go so the rocks don’t hurt your feet.  more »
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