Ackley Covered Bridge Dedication, Greenfield Village, July 2, 1938

Summary

The Ackley Covered Bridge originally spanned Wheeling Creek in southwestern Pennsylvania. Henry Ford acquired the then 105-year-old bridge in 1937 and had it moved to Greenfield Village. Descendants of Joshua Ackley, one of the original bridge builders, and other invited guests joined Ford in the dedication ceremonies held on July 2, 1938.

The Ackley Covered Bridge originally spanned Wheeling Creek in southwestern Pennsylvania. Henry Ford acquired the then 105-year-old bridge in 1937 and had it moved to Greenfield Village. Descendants of Joshua Ackley, one of the original bridge builders, and other invited guests joined Ford in the dedication ceremonies held on July 2, 1938.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.75 in

Width: 4.75 in

Ackley Covered Bridge

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