Sawyer’s Crossing (Cresson) Covered Bridge

Location: 181 Sawyers Crossing Rd, Swanzey, NH  03446

Category: Arts, Culture & History, Covered Bridges, Outdoor Activities,

Sawyer’s Crossing (Cresson) Covered Bridge is number 6 on the list of covered bridges in New Hampshire. It spans the Ashuelot River in northern Swanzey. This bridge is also called the Cresson Bridge.  It is 117 feet long and 17 feet wide.  It was built in 1859 and replaced a bridge built in 1771.   It has a central pier made of split granite. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.