Stark Covered Bridge is located on Northside Rd in Stark Village,
Stark NH, GPS location N44.600985, W71.408107, the Stark covered
bridge crosses the Ammonoosuc River.
Stark bridge was constructed in 1862 and is listed in the World
Guide of Covered Bridges (WGCB), number 29-04-05, and New Hampshire
covered bridge #37.
In the late 1800's, the Stark covered bridge was lifted from it site
and carried down the river by a flood. Determined men dragged the
bridge back to the site with Oxen and placed the bridge back where
In the 50's, the townspeople voted to replace the aging Stark bridge
a new steel structure. Their decision was overturned due to the
amount of people who loved the bridge and complaining to the town
and the state of new Hampshire that the historic bridge should not
be removed. As a result, the bridge was repaired and has been
maintained by the state ever since.
The Stark covered bridge is located next to a small church, the
Stark Union Church which was built in 1853. The
Stark covered bridge is one of the most picturesque covered bridges
in NH. Every year the Stark covered bridge is adorned with Christmas
lights, adding to it photogenic quality.