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Shelburne Meseum Bridge
VT-04-06
Shelburne, Vt. - Chittendon County
Photo of Shelburne Meseum Bridge
Photo of Shelburne Meseum Bridge

Photo of Shelburne Meseum Bridge Portal
Photo of Shelburne Meseum Bridge Portal

Bridge Statistics
Region:  Lake Champlain
County:  Chittendon
Town:  Shelburne
Locality:  Shelburne
Position - Lat: 
Lon: 
N 44 22.397
W 73 13.859
Owner:  Shelburne Museum
Bridge Carries:  Foot Path
Bridge Crosses:  Burr Pond
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Multiple Kingpost with Burr Arch
Burr Arch Sketch
Year Built:  1845
Builder:  Unknown
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  168'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 2
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: Unknown
World Guide No.: 45-04-06
National Register of Historic Places Date:
Unknown

Description
The Shelburne Museum Bridge is a Multi-Kingpost truss & Burr Arch 168 feet span. It is one of only two lane covered bridges in Vermont. This bridge carries a now closed entrance to the Shelburne Museum over Burr Pond just south of Shelburne. This bridge was built in 1845 in Cambridge Vermont and moved to its current location in 1951.

Photography
Easy to photograph portals, Photos sides from hard to take because of trees.

Parking
Parking in pulloffs along US7, or visit museum when it is open.

Truss

Photo of Shelburne Museum Bridge Truss
Multi-Kingpost truss & Burr Arch

Location Map

Location map for Shelburne Museum Bridge


Location
In Shelburne Museum at the south edge of Shelburne. US7 south about 0.3 miles from junction with Harbor Road. In Shelburne to the bridge on the west side of the road. The bridge is located Southeast of Sherburne in town of Sherburne in Chittendon County.


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