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Inventory Number: VT/45-13-42#2x
County: Windham County
Township: Londonderry
Town/Village: South Londonderry
Bridge Name: Village
Crosses: West River
Truss type: Town
Spans: 2
Length:
Roadway Width:
Built: 1842
Builder:
When Lost: 1936
Cause: Removed
Latitude: N43 11.55
Longitude: W072 48.91
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South Londonderry, Windham County, VT Built 1842 Lost 1937
Richard E. Roy Collection


South Londonderry, Windham County, VT Built 1842 Lost 1937
Richard E. Roy Collection


Village Bridge, Londonderry, Windham County, VT Built 1842 Removed 1937
Todd Clark Collection


Village Bridge, Londonderry, Windham County, VT Built 1842 Removed 1937
Todd Clark Collection

Comments:
The 1842 flood carried away the bridge, mills, and all nearby buildings. The bridge was rebuilt. Per The Brattleboro Reformer, July 10, 1936, the nearly 100-year old bridge was slowly being dismantled and was only a wooden skeleton already.
Sources:
The Brattleboro Reformer, July 10, 1936.
Allen, Richard S. & Morse Victor. Windham County's Famous Covered Bridges, 1960, pages 16-17
Conwill, Joseph D.. Images of America - Vermont Covered Bridges, 2004, page 59

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