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Gallon House Bridge, Silverton

(4.3/5 based on 40+ 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
  • Used this location with a professional photographer for a photo shoot of my daughter. The pictures turned out so nice. This bridge is well preserved and beautiful. 
  • As Knansea noted (22nd Dec., 2015) "No signs." Some suggest that you consult your GPS. We tried... and failed... . We asked at a Silverton gas station, while filling. Still no joy... . We've enjoyed v...  more »
  • If a person sees covered bridges all the time, this may not impress, but for us, it was a nice side trip off of the main highway. Washed off of its foundation in the 1964 flood, it was put back on its...  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!