Where Was This Photo Taken?

It was somewhere in the Malvern area, but where exactly?

The photo above comes from the archives of the Library of Congress. The structure pictured dates to 1860, and it is still standing today.

Can you guess where the photo was taken? Submit your answers in the comments, and we'll post the correct answer with a current photo next Wednesday.

Eric Lewis December 26, 2012 at 12:54 PM
Bartram's Covered Bridge, near intersection of Boot & Goshen in Newtown Square. http://goo.gl/maps/uHtrN http://www.historicnewtownsquare.org/historic-sites/bartrams-covered-bridge/
Christine December 26, 2012 at 05:41 PM
Or is it the covered bridge at Valley Forge Park? Yellow Springs Rd and Rte 252.
Sharon Moran December 26, 2012 at 06:13 PM
I think it's Yellow Spring Road and 252 in Valley Forge park the where this covered bridge is located.
Eric Lewis December 26, 2012 at 06:35 PM
At the above link, look at pictures 5, 6 & 7, or so. I believe the missing planks on the side match up with the picture.
Rick Shouse December 26, 2012 at 08:02 PM
Bartram's Covered Bridge, Crum Creek, Newtown Square, PA
Jill December 26, 2012 at 09:10 PM
Valley Forge Park...252
Diana Genn December 27, 2012 at 12:03 AM
Valley Forge Park
Eric Lewis December 27, 2012 at 12:52 AM
For all those that think Valley Forge Knox Covered Bridge, take a closer look. http://goo.gl/maps/f1N00 See the difference?
Susan December 27, 2012 at 01:14 AM
I'm deferring to you, Eric. The Knox bridge in Valley Forge was recently repainted and had a lot of wood siding replaced. Notice, too, that the planks on the floor of the Knox bridge run lengthwise, while the ones in the above photo run horizontally.
Eric Lewis December 27, 2012 at 01:18 AM
Yes... I didn't notice that. But the whole structure is just weaker. The beams are nothing like the original.
Pete Kennedy (Editor) January 02, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Thanks for participating, everyone. The location has been revealed! http://patch.com/A-ykvl


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