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Gallon House Bridge, Silverton

(4.4/5 based on 45 reviews on the web)
Gallon House Bridge is a wooden covered bridge spanning Abiqua Creek in rural Marion County, Oregon, United States, built in 1916. The 84ft long bridge derived its name during prohibition when it was a meeting place for bootleggers and moonshiners. The bridge was swept off its footings in the December 1964 flood, but was restored immediately after. Gallon House Bridge is about 2mi north-northwest of the city of Silverton west of Oregon Route 214 on Gallon House Road.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I enjoy finding old covered bridges, we don't have many in AZ :) The bridge has been well restored and maintained. We readily found it using our GPS and Google Maps too. Found signs directing us to it...  more »
  • This covered bridge is in Marion County in Oregon between the cities of Silverton and Mt. Angel. So named because many years back Mt. Angel was a "wet town and Silverton was "dry" the residents of Mt....  more »
  • Beautiful bridge on the way to Mount Angel. Good picture taking spot during any season. There is a fruit and vegetable stand set up nearby sometimes.  more »
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  • if you want time alone out in the middle of nowhere this is a lovely place to have a picnic
  • Beautiful historic bridge!
  • Country, beautiful stream peaceful.
  • Worst store ever, employee's never should up and I couldn't find the merchandise.
  • Nicely kept bridge!