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  1. This is wonderful, some nice Historical structures, kept in good condition
    which is so nice to see! Many Thanks for sharing this, plus the music is a
    reminder of my School days, the music is an arrangement of a tune we sang
    “Lord of the Dance”. Very Nice :-)

  2. @007vauxhall For one, I am very grateful to those who have restored and
    kept the remaining bridges in good condition. Out in Lancaster County one
    can still hear the sound of horses’ hooves over the bridges as the Amish
    drive their buggies over. The larger covered bridges over major rivers such
    as the Susquehanna, Schuylkill, Delaware were amazing feats of engineering
    for the time — what a sight they must have been! All gone now. I’m glad
    you liked this.

  3. Sarah – my compliments on your delightful work – you are fortunate to have
    this singular cultural heritage and in such lovely countryside. I really
    enjoyed this journey round the bridges which was accompanied so
    beautifully. This expertly constructed video must be a useful historical
    record. You have good reason to be proud of Pennsylvania – y Gwlad Hardd.
    Diolch, da iawn a hwyl fawr – Dafydd o Gymru.

  4. @VoceVersatile Diolch yn fawr am eich geiriau caredig, Dafydd of Gymru. I
    especially enjoy walking over a covered bridge (where possible), and have
    never lost my wonder and appreciation. Pennsylvania countryside is lovely,
    but like the covered bridges much encroached upon by “progress”. Sarah o
    Sirol Caer (supposedly Chester County in Welsh)

  5. @RedKruzer thank you very much, Hy. Wish I could have shown more covered
    bridges. You have terrific views of Sheeder-Hall covered bridge on your
    videos. Sarah

  6. You Americans are so very lucky to have such beautiful structures in such
    serene countryside, Here in the UK there is no comparison. I am envious but
    grateful I visit the states. I miss it most dearly x

  7. @garyography Thank you very much for your comment! Yes, some serene
    countryside still remains here. The covered bridges are so much more than a
    a way over a creek or river.

  8. Beautiful video. If I had to pick one particular area in Pennsylvania to
    look for covered bridges is Lancaster County recommended?

  9. @999YORK thank you! If you visit covered bridges in Lancaster County, those
    in Chester County and Berks County are not far away. Here is a website that
    lists all the covered bridges in Pennsylvania by county. Streams crossed by
    covered bridges are happy places to me! w w w .ohiobarns. com /covbri/ pa/
    pacb. html (take out spaces, of course)

  10. @sjtom57 thank you very much! In addition to many surviving covered
    bridges, Pennsylvania has many old abandoned roads, barns, old cemeteries
    (one of my favourites), train tracks, lots to keep someone who wants to
    find history underneath the modern overlay busy. (P.S. As a rule, I don’t
    screen my comments, and had not on this video, don’t know how it changed)

  11. @ClearfieldPA Sorry…I see you noted 200. That is darn good as I believe
    the total is 750 in the US. Yes, we have an affinity and yes, I had the
    most special kiss under one.

  12. @ClearfieldPA Hurricane Irene, end Aug. 2011 damaged/destroyed covered
    bridges in Vermont. Flooding from Tropical Storm Lee in Sept. 2011 damaged
    several Pennsylvania covered bridges. In Lancaster County, Siegrist Mill
    (built 1885) spanning Chiques Creek was washed downstream, but is mostly
    intact. Plans are being formed to hoist it back into place. Pinetown (1867)
    over the Conestoga River, (rebuilt after Hurricane Agnes 1972)
    significantly damaged in this latest storm and remains closed.

  13. @ClearfieldPA thank you very much for your comment. Glad you had your
    special moment under a covered bridge! Next week I plan to do a mini tour
    of just covered bridges in southern Chester County and take some late
    autumn photos.

  14. @fritzmerde I know what you mean, also crossed the Knox Covered Bridge in
    Valley Forge thousands of times in my childhood, and took it for granted.
    Now I realize how very fortunate we are, not only to have some of these
    historic structures around, but that they are preserved as often as
    possible. Especially when so much of modern life, malls, corporate centers,
    crowded developments, traffic clogged highways surround these reminders of
    a quieter, less hectic day.

  15. I grew up in Chester, PA and I miss the beauty of that state. I can see a
    movie or a picture and instantly know it’s PA just by the trees. I now live
    in northern Georgia and cannot wait for the day when I can go back to PA.
    Thanks for the lovely video.