Our Society will be doing something special to commemorate our 60 years anniversary in 2019 by having a series of one day safaris in Pennsylvania in addition to our annual safari.
March 16, 2019 Thomas Mill Bridge in Philadelphia County (details to soon follow)
April 6, 2019 Berks County bridges-Tour starts at Wertz Bridge parking lot at 9 A.M.
May 31, June 1-2, 2019 ANNUAL Safari. Columbia County and surrounding counties.
The annual safari will be held in Columbia County on May 31, June 1-2 (three-day safari). The plan is to visit 30 bridges in Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin and Montour counties. Safari headquarters will be Motel 6 (previously Budget Host Patriot Inn, 6305 Columbia Boulevard, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.
The Motel 6 is located on US Route 11 halfway between Bloomsburg and Berwick, PA. Phone: 570-387-1776 (ask for Susan). Rates: $67.50 plus taxes for total of $73.58 for two people each night. Make reservations for Thursday night-May 30, Friday night- May 31, and Saturday night June 1, 2019. Tell Susan you are with the TBCBSP to get the group rate. Cut-off date to make reservations in April 19, 2019. You do not have to be a member of our Society to join us on our safaris.
July 20, 2019 Union County
August 17, 2019 Lehigh and Northampton counties
September 21, 2019 Adams, Cumberland and Franklin counties
October 19, 2019 Perry County (6 bridges)
Our 2018 Safari was held on June 9-10 in Preble and Greene counties of western Ohio. We visited all 14 authentic covered bridges in these two counties in additon to Black/Pugh's Mill Bridge in Butler County, Germantown Bridge in Montgomery County and Clifton Mill and bridge in Greene county. Tom Walczak led our Safari.
2018 Safari photo at Roberts Bridge in Preble County, Ohio, June 9th courtesy Thomas E. Walczak
Our 2017 Safari was held June 3-5 in Bedford and Somerset counties, Pennsylvania. We visited 21 authentic covered bridges and 2 non-authentic bridges and also visited the Flight 93 site near Shanksville, PA. Ray Finkelstein and his wife Linda led our group during our three-day, very successful safari. Fifty members and guests attended the safari, most of them for all three days.
2017 Safari photo at Dr. Knisley Bridge in Bedford Sounty, Pennsylvania, June 3rd courtesy Thomas E. Walczak
2017 Safari photo at King's Bridge in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, June 4th courtesy Thomas E. Walczak