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Sachs Covered Bridge

Waterworks Road (TR 509/TR 405), Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6274
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Ranked #9 of 30 Attractions in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks

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Fort Washington, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

It was great to see and walk in the Sachs Covered Bridge. We arrived at the bridge during sunset, which was a perfect time. This is particularly amazing as the number of covered bridges are waning.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have been to the bridge several times during the day, as well as at night during paranormal investigations..... It doesn't disappoint! The nearby field hospital and the significance during the battle make for a spooky atmosphere after dark, but be warned that rowdy local teens sometimes like to visit, too. A beautiful location during the day, very photogenic.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

When in Gettysburg make sure you stop by and see this bridge, lots of history just too bad so many people have to carve stuff into the wood.

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Nazareth, PA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Although this is a cool piece of history to see, and is not too far from the battlefields. It has been tarnished a lot by graffiti and trash, but still worth the trip.

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Wrightsville, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

loved the view we went during the day, fabulous experience-perfect for a picnic lunch-seen a snake:(

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Highly recommend this location for anyone who wants to do a true ghost hunt. We chatted with a couple of soldiers and also talked to a loved one who passed away 20 years ago.

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful bridge that demands great respect. It's a place where you can reflect of all the history and lives lost.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

actually came up on this by accident and so glad..beautiful and very well preserved..the troops both sides .. crossed this bridge on the way in to town

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Ithaca, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Historic Civil war era covered bridge. Remote location surrounded by woods and river just a 10 min car ride away from town.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Great old bridge out in the coup try. Amazing history and fun to read about the ghosts. Our kids really liked it!

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