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The Ashuelot Bridge is located South of NH Route 119 in the Upper Village of Ashuelot on Bolton Road over the Ashuelot River in the town of Winchester. The bridge is 169 feet long and is made up of two spans of 77?0? and 77?3? in length. It was built in 1864 and is considered by local historians to be one of New Hampshire?s most elaborate covered bridges. There are sidewalks on both sides of the bridge. The Ashuelot Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ashuelot Bridge is one of fifty-eight covered bridges in the State of New Hampshire.
NH Bridge Number & Historic Facts
New Hampshire Bridge Number 1. TThe original purpose of the bridge was to transport wood across the river for use by the Ashuelot Railroad. The railroad had a station in the village of Ashuelot. This structure has also been called the Village Bridge or Village Station Bridge. The Ashuelot Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Additional details and specifications:
- 3" wide x 2 1/2" high
- Detailed on both sides
- Includes a ribbon to hang the ornament
- Also includes a romance card that contains a description of the ornament