Roddy Road Covered Bridge, Thurmont

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The Roddy Road Covered Bridge is a small, one lane king post wooden covered bridge near Thurmont, Frederick County, Maryland. It crosses Owen's Creek near Thurmont. It is 40 feet long, 16 feet wide, with a 12 foot-8 inch clearance. It was built between 1850 and 1860.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
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  • The Roddy Road Bridge has the oldest and is the simplest design. Roddy Road is about 40 feet long and is the shortest in the state of Maryland. This, like the other two we visited, is a replica of...  more »
  • This is the one of the three covered bridge I visited in Western/Northern Maryland. It is located in Thurmont and about 15 minutes drive to Gettysburg via Rt. 15. It is the same structures as...  more »
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  • I love covered bridges and this shorty version was perfect. The park right next to it was a pleasant surprise with playground, picnic tables and toilets. The park allows you to get up close and personal with the bridge and stream before driving through it.
  • A rest stop as part of the Tour de Fredrick. Beautiful little area for a picnic, shade, clear running steam, and add historic covered bridge.

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