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Mailing Address: PO Box 10286 · Eugene OR 97440 s

Earnest Covered Bridge

  • Address:
    Paschelke Rd
    Marcola OR 97454

The Adams Bridge was originally built spanning the Mohawk River in 1903. It was replaced in 1938 for $2,449, at a length of 75 feet (23 m) and renamed "Earnest" after a longtime local resident. The movie Shenandoah was filmed in the Mohawk Valley during the mid-1960s and an altered version of Earnest Bridge reflecting Civil War architecture shows in the film. The bridge was returned to its pre-movie condition in 1965. DIRECTIONS: Go east on Marcola Rd for 14 miles (22.5 km). Located on Paschelke Rd.

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