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Hyde Hall Bridge - NY-39-01
East Springfield, NY - Otsego County

Photo of Hyde Hall Bridge

Photo of Hyde Hall Bridge Portal
Hyde Hall Bridge Portal


Bridge Statistics
Region:  Leatherstock
County:  Otsego
Town:  East Springfield
Locality:  Glimmerglass State Park
Owner:  Unknown
Bridge Carries:  Foot Trail
Bridge Crosses:  Shadow Brook
Bridge Traffic:  Pedestrian
Truss Type:  Burr Arch
Year Built:  1823
Builder:  George Clark
Structure Characteristics:  Length:  53'-0"
Width: Unknown
Lanes: 1
Posted Load: None
Posted Vertical Clearance: None
World Guide No.: 32-39-01
National Register of Historic Places Date:
December 17, 1998

Description
The Hyde Hall covered bridge crosses Shadow Brook, is located in Glimmerglass State Park in Otsego County. This Burr Arch was built in 1823, is the oldest covered bridge in New York state. It is a single span of 53 feet. This bridge carries a foot trail over the brook.

Photography
Easy to photograph portal since the bridge has no traffic. A path leads down to the brook with a nice location for a side photo.

Parking
Parking available in Glimmerglass State Park parking area near the bridge.


Truss / Arch

Burr Arch

No photo available


Location Map

Location map of Hyde Hall Bridge


Location
4.5 miles south of US20 and East Springfield to entrance on W side of CR31 on East Lake Road. The bridge is located a short distance from Otsego Lake, in Glimmerglass State Park, Otsego County.

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