Mount Zion Covered Bridge

Destroyed by fire
Also known as: Beech Fork Covered Bridge
N of Mooresville on KY 458, Mooresville, Kentucky

Photos 

Mt. Zion bridge

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in October 2004

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Video 

Fire Aftermath of the Mt. Zion Bridge

Freeman Kelly, used with permission

Map 

Street View 

Description 

World Guide # KY/17-115-01

The Washington County Kentucky Sheriff's Department has reported that the Mt Zion covered bridge was destroyed by fire at approximately 11:30 PM March 9, 2021. This bridge was a historical landmark and saddens many in our community over its loss. If you have any information about the destruction of the bridge, please contact Sheriff Jerry Pinkston at 859-336-5400. Arson is the suspected cause.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 26, 1976
Reference number
76000958
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Burr truss
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1871

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2021: New photo from J.R. Manning
  • March 14, 2021: New video from J.R. Manning
  • March 11, 2021: New photos from J.R. Manning
  • March 11, 2021: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos
  • October 25, 2016: Updated by Jim Allen: added alternate name & WG #
  • October 25, 2012: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 30, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 13, 2010: New photos from Bill Eichelberger

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