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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 36 Attractions in Gettysburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
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Dover
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

The Sachs Covered Bridge is a quaint little visit. Beautiful setting and peaceful. So much history has passed beneath it's beams, hard to imagine. One tip...go in the daytime or be overwhelmed by the ghost hunters after dark.

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Hampstead, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Beautiful covered bridge. One of 4 in the area. Bring your fishing pole and fishing net for crayfishing!

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

The bridge itself is beautiful! The story behind it is very sad and you almost can feel the sadness.

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Hamburg, New York, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Neat to walk across this historic site. Took lots of photos. Thought about buying the Civil War Hospital House up for sale at that time just walking distance from the bridge. Will have to try one night to see if it really is haunted.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

If you also enjoy the Ghost Hunting experiences of Gettysburg, you will want to stop here, It appears to be a covered bridge during the daylight hours, but for us ghost enthusiasts, we know there is much more taking place and especially at night. Get out your cameras, flashlights, emf detectors, voice recorders, rods or whatever you may have and... More

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Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited this bridge last Friday night. Read up on your history before going. Extremely moving. Got some interesting pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Very enjoyable time, I had, visiting here. The interesting fact of how much this bridge played in the Battle of Gettysburg.

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Albany, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Very cool covered bridge. Very well kept and some walking trails nearby. Had a picnic lunch at the Sachs covered bridge and it was lovely.

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Stafford, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We went during the week, early in the morning. It was beautiful and quiet....so lovely. We were the only ones there....not to be missed.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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98 reviews 98 reviews
36 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This was simply a beautiful spot/scenery. The road wasn't marked very well so keep your eyes open because you will pass it up. It was a nice break from all the traffic. You could stay there10-30 minutes. Make sure to Google it when you get there to have a better understanding of its history since there wasn't much there.

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