SPECIAL EVENTS
 

PAINTING SAM WAGNER BRIDGE

On Saturday, June 18, 2016, Society members gathered at Sam Wagner Bridge (Northumberland/Montour counties) to apply a much needed fresh coat of paint compliments of members' contributions to the TBCBSP Covered Bridge Restoration Fund. Bill Stockum, a contracted painter, painted the exterior of the bridge and members of our Society painted the portal boards.  Thirteen members or friends of members attended the painting of Sam Wagner Bridge.....Bob & Judy Kuether, who organized the event, Michael W. Chorazy, Greg Williams, Tim & Connie McLaughlin, Ray Finkelstein, Steve Wolfhope, Tom Saulino, Tim Cohen, Tom Walczak, Joe McCarthy, Bonnie Shultz.

Sam Wagner
Sam Wagner
Sam Wagner

Sam Wagner Bridge (all photos taken by Tom Walczak on June 18, 2016)

 

SPECIAL MEETING LOCATION 2016: KREIDERSVILLE COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL

Each year the Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania holds a meeting at a covered bridge in Pennsylvania or at a site where we normally do not meet.  In 2016 our meeting will be at Kreidersville Covered Bridge (PA-48-01) during its Festival and 5K Run.  Please note our meeting will be starting at 11 a.m. which should provide our members with plenty of time to enjoy the festival after the meeting.

Directions to Kreidersville Bridge

From Route 22, (north of Allentown and Bethlehem): Exit Route 22 at Route 145N, continue approximately 5 to 6 miles.  Turn right on to Route 329 E toward Northampton.  At the 2nd light (Main Street) turn left, proceed straight for 2 miles.  Stay on the main road. (Main Street becomes Kreidersville Road.) At the 4-way stop sign in the village of Kreidersville, continue straight for 1/4 mile.  Covered Bridge Road is on the right side.  Proceed to the Festival parking area. GPS Coordinates: 40.72373, -75.49282.

 

PAINTING ESTHER FURNACE BRIDGE

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, Esther Furnace Bridge in Columbia County (PA-19-20) received a new coat of paint compliments of members contributions to the TBCBSP Covered Bridge Restoration Fund. Bill Stockum, a contracted painter, painted the exterior and interior sides of the bridge and members of our Society painted the portal boards, headache bars and interior rails.  Sixteen members attended the painting of Esther Furnace Bridge.

Esther Furnace Bridge 2015

Esther Furnace Bridge (June 20, 2015 photo)

Esther Furnace Painting Group

Esther Furnace Bridge Group Photo

From left to right: Gloria Smedley, Jim Smedley, Fred Moll, Bonnie Shultz, Ed Myers, Tim Cohen, Judy Kuether, Bob Kuether, Ray Finkelstein, Connie Francis, Linda Finkelstein, Greg Williams, Tim McLaughlin, Dave Evans, Tom Walczak (not shown..Ginny Eyrich)

 

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