Kennedy Covered Bridge

Kennedy Bridge is located on Township Route 522, north of Kimberton, on Seven Stars Road in East Vincent Township. The original bridge was built in 1856 by Alex King and Jesse King, a plaque on the inside of the bridge has the following information: "Built in 1856 by Len Kennedy and Jesse King...Refurbished in 1979..Destroyed by fire on May 10, 1986..Refurbished in 1987". When this bridge was rebuilt they used bongossi (non-flammable wood from Africa). The present bridge is a duplicate of the original. The original bridge was built utilizing the Burr Arch at the cost of $2,149. This structure is 100 feet long and 14 feet wide it crosses French Creek it is in good condition and is open to vehicle traffic. The bridge is owned and maintained by Chester County.

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