The final bridge on the Lehigh Valley Covered Bridge Tour is the Kreidersville Bridge. Built in 1839, it is the oldest bridge in the region and is the only remaining bridge in Northampton County. The 116 foot Burr Truss bridge crosses Hokendauqua Creek and is only accessible by pedestrians and bicyclists.
The Kreidersville Covered Bridge is a very important part of the local community. The bridge was the last of three covered bridge standing in the late 1950s. The bridge was slated for demolition by the state until a group of local residents and preservationists fought to keep the bridge standing. Today, the bridge is the centerpiece of the annual Kreidersville Covered Bridge Festival and a 5 & 10k race that helps to fund bridge preservation projects.
SHOHOLA - Founded 1772. Named for Shohola Creek Indian Tribe.
Shohola is from the Lenni Lenape Native American language meaning "Place of Peace". Shohola is located along the Delaware River. The nearby Shohola Falls along Shohola Creek is a popular hiking and photography destination.
Shohla Falls is located about nine miles south of Shohola just off of US 6. The falls which are located along Shohola Creek just north of Shohola Marsh Reservoir are easily accessible via a 0.8 mile loop trail. The main cascade of Shohola Falls is about 70-75 feet wide and about 50 feet tall.
It is best advised to exercise caution along the ledges as they can be extremely dangerous especially in winter due to icing. Photos taken by Doug Kerr.
It's a beautiful day at the waterfall, a beautiful day at the waterfall. Hi, readers. Today, we are going to check out Mr. Rogers' waterfall, or rather Buttermilk Falls at the Buttermilk Falls Natural Area, located in New Florence in Indiana County. You may be wondering why I started off with references to the beloved television show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. The answer is quite simple. The land surrounding Buttermilk Falls was once owned by Fred Rogers' grandfather, Fred McFeely. As a boy, Fred Rogers would visit his grandfather at the Buttermilk Falls property and explore the natural and peaceful surroundings of the property, including the 45 foot tall waterfall. Decades later, in 1995, the 48 acres of land around Buttermilk Falls was donated to Indiana County Parks so everyone can enjoy this waterfall.
Located just south of US Route 22 in the southern edges of Indiana County, visitors to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area can expect to find a picnic area, a few hikin…