Crossing Under Cover: Covered Bridges Of Chester County, Pennsylvania, And Surrounding Regions New Photo Book Published By Schiffer

June 21, 2024

Schiffer Publishing in Atglen, Pa., is releasing a new photo book profiling the history, architecture, conservation status, and visit details of every covered bridge in Chester County, Pa., and surrounding regions. Crossing Under Cover is a detailed profiling of the 24 covered bridges located in the Tri-County/State area of Chester County, Pa; Cecil County, Md.; and New Castle County, Del. Author Sara Beth Kohut gives a general history of covered bridges, including Pennsylvanias prominence on that topic, an overview of covered-bridge architectural styles, and a profile of each bridge, including photographs and interesting local facts. The legacy and lore of each covered bridge, the impact the bridges have on their communities, and regional history are presented, as well as a map and suggested driving tour that readers can follow to visit all the bridges. This is the only book to feature covered bridges of three contiguous states and the latest book in decades to focus on covered bridges of Chester County. This hardback retails for $19.99. To learn more, visit


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