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Sachs Covered Bridge, Gettysburg

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Sachs Covered Bridge is an important point on the Gettysburg battlefield. The covered, wooden bridge was built around 1854 and spans 30 m (100 ft) over Marsh Creek. During the battle that raged from July 1-3, 1863, both armies crossed the bridge. After the Union victory, the majority of Robert E. Lee's forces retreated over this bridge. The bridge is closed to vehicles, so you can explore the area on foot, immerse yourself in the atmosphere, and read the historical information at the site. If you feel brave, you can take a ghost-hunting tour of the bridge. By using our Gettysburg itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Sachs Covered Bridge and other attractions in Gettysburg.
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TripAdvisor
  • We got directions using Google Maps and we found it pretty easily. We were not there to experience any paranormal activity like others have reviewed. We just wanted to see a cool part of history and a...  more »
  • We like to go here to relax and we have also taken Miss Bettys tours to the bridge. It is a great tour and the bridge has a lot of history that is very interesting.  more »
  • This historic bridge is just beautiful in any season. As a local, we come here often. Few people realize that on the west side of the bridge you can go down the path to the pebble beach for a totally ...  more »
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  • A great place to visit. A wonderful piece of history. What a shame people have to write all over it and ruin it's beauty tho. No respect.
  • A beautiful location to visit no matter the time of year. Try to go early in the morning or early in the day as it can get crowded at times and parking can be sketchy. It's rumoured to be haunted but I've never had to call Bill Murray during my many visits here.
  • A very cool bridge, the history is even cooler. We walked across it, took a bunch of pictures and read some of the graffiti. Some made us laugh, we saw a few dated in the 1800s, probably fake but still cool.
  • Spooky little covered bridge, where ghost tours are frequent at night. Beautiful setting for a very historic bridge
  • Really beautiful area, serene wish I could have spent more time there.