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Address: Sawyers Crossing Rd
Cresson Covered Bridge (Aka Sawyer’s Crossing Covered Bridge) is located on Sawyer’s Crossing Road and crosses the Ashuelot River in Swanzey NH.
Cresson Covered Bridge was built in 1859. It is said that the bridge was built to replace a bridge at this site that was built in 1771.
Cresson Covered Bridge is listed in the World Guide of Covered Bridges (WGCB), number 29-03-05, and is New Hampshire covered bridge #6.
Cresson Covered Bridge is also know as Sawyers Covered Bridge.
Cresson Covered Bridge was once used by the Chesterfield Cigarette company when the company used the image of the bridge on one of their Christmas edition cartons, promoting to give their cigarettes as a present for Christmas. Arthur Godfrey came to the bridge for the photo shoot and Governor Hugh Gregg presented Arthur Godfrey and honorary deed to the bridge in New York, making him an owner of Cresson Covered Bridge.
Photo Credit: Ron Robert | Video Credit: Scott Wagner
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