Preserving History Since 1923

Waggoner’s Bridge

About Waggoner’s Bridge

Waggoner’s Covered Bridge is the second of Perry County’s fourteen remaining covered bridges, administered by the Historical Society. Waggoner’s Bridge crosses Bixler’s Run west of Loysville, PA, adjacent to Route 274. It was built by Joseph D. Lightner in 1889 and measures 84 feet long by 17’9” wide. It is a Burr Arch-style bridge. Waggoner’s Bridge is also known as Waggoner’s Mill Bridge, Roddy’s Mill Bridge, and Thompson’s Covered Bridge. The bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 25, 1980 with other Perry County covered bridges.

Coordinates for Waggoner’s Bridge are 40.359444,-77.373056

Waggoner’s Bridge-National Register Nomination Form, 1980