New england covered bridges through time shows the changes to these beloved symbols of americana since they became major tourist attractions early in the twentieth century many covered bridges have been replaced with modern structures and most of those which remain have also changed as the landscape around them has become more suburban. New hampshire among new hampshires 54 covered bridges is the worlds longest two span covered bridge shared with vermont the cornish windsor bridge stretches for 450 feet 137m across the connecticut river you can drive through it on route 12a which links cornish nh and windsor vt. New england covered bridges through time shows the changes to these beloved symbols of americana since they became major tourist attractions early in the twentieth century. Covered bridges are major tourist attractions in the new england states of vermont new hampshire maine massachusetts and connecticut they were built for the prosaic purpose of protecting their wooden trusswork from decay but the roof and sides made them look archaic and appealing to the tourists of the twentieth. New england covered bridges photos new england covered bridges may have been built for function but its hard to deny their romantic beauty against a changing backdrop of new englands four seasons savor new englands long time favorites and enjoyed driving through that bridge my father owned a furniture store in berlin and he
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