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Hartland Covered Bridge 6 of 6

Posted by
Don Levesque (Saint John, Canada) on 25 July 2011 in Architecture and Portfolio.

Looking the length of the bride. Last in the series

The Olympic torch was carried through the bridge as part of celebrations of the 1988 Winter Olympics held in Calgary.

On September 1, 1995, Canada Post Corporation launched a postage stamp honouring the bridge.

On September 15, 1999, the bridge was declared a provincial historic site.

Festivities celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the bridge were held in 2001.

The longest covered bridge in the world is also a wishing bridge. When you enter the bridge, you make a wish, close your eyes, cross your fingers and hold your breath. Make certain you are not the driver! If you can do this for the entire length of the bridge, your wish is very likely to come true. This tradition is as old as the bridge.

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