Rowell's Covered bridge is located on Clement Hill Rd and connects
Clement Hill Rd to Maple St. (Rt. 127) in Hopkinton NH and crosses
the Contoocook River. GPS coordinates: N43.192451, W71.74852.
Rowell's Covered Bridge was built in 1853 and is listed in the World
Guide of Covered bridges (WGCB), number 29-07-08 and is New
Hampshire covered bridge #9.
Rowell's Covered Bridge in Hopkinton was shaken from it's abutments
by a heard of cattle soon after the bridge was built in the mid
1800's. Rowell's Covered bridge was shaken by the cattle so much
that is required repairs to get the bridge back where it belonged
and secured in place. It was events like this that prompted the
state of New Hampshire to put low speed limits on the covered
bridges in NH.