Covered Bridges of Lancaster County PA - Keller's Mill Covered Bridge
By Cal Yoder, Homes For Sale in Lancaster PA - 717.413.0744
(Keller Williams Elite)
The covered bridges of Lancaster County PA have suffered because of the hurricane floods of 2011. However, I discovered Keller’s Mill Covered Bridge had been reconstructed not far from my home on Middle Creek Road and it was undamaged. When we moved to Lancaster County in 1997, Middle Creek Road was closed and remained so until late 2010 or early 2011. For some reason I remained oblivious to the fact that the road had been reopened. Keller’s Mill Covered Bridge originally stood on Rettew Road, but with increased traffic the bridge needed to be upgraded. The bridge was carefully dismantled in 2006 and reconstructed on Middle Creek Road in 2010. This bridge is painted white and as such is the only one in Lancaster County this color. Originally constructed in 1873 by Elias McMellan and th...