logoNational Society for the
Preservation of Covered Bridges

 

Welcome!

Posted on May 20, 2024

Purpose:

 "To preserve covered bridges. To gather and record knowledge of the history of covered bridges. To collect and preserve pictures, printed, and manuscript matter and other articles of historical interest concerning covered bridges. To do all things, alone or in cooperation with other persons or corporations, necessary or advisable to carry out any or all of the foregoing purposes and objects."

 

Meetings:

Our monthly meetings are normally held in various locations, usually in New England, March through October except May. The next meeting will be on Sunday, June 23, 2024. See the meeting schedule for full details.

Publications:

Our World Guide to Covered Bridges includes details of covered wooden truss supported bridges in the United States, Canada and many other countries. Order your copy today.
For those who already have a current World Guide, an update is available in PDF format. The update has additions and corrections as of January 10, 2024.

NSPCB is proud to sponsor Theodore Burr and the Bridging of Early America, the new book by Ron Knapp and Terry Miller.

Our Covered Bridge Topics journal is a quarterly publication containing research articles about covered bridges past and present. For those researching covered bridges, an index to all Topics issues (1943-present) is available.

Our Newsletter informs members of society events and covered bridge news.

The Winter 2023/2024 newsletter was posted on March 15.

Covered Bridge Website:

We have developed a website to help you as you visit the covered bridges of the US and Canada. NSPCB membership unlocks additional features of the website.  We welcome your feedback.
Click here to access the site.

A benefit of NSPCB membership is having access to the cell phone app associated with the website.  See this YouTube video for the details.

Not a member? Join today or renew your membership online using PayPal. The ability to have your membership automatically renew is now available.

NSPCB is on Facebook. Facebook link

 

edgell bridge
We are actively fundraising for repairs to the Edgell Bridge in Lyme, New Hampshire.  More details here.

intro guide
Download a free copy of our Introductory Guide to Covered Bridges.

There are a number of used covered bridge books available for sale. Follow the link for more information.