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New Brunswick’s covered bridges … kissing bridges

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A covered bridge is also known as a ‘kissing bridge’ – a place where a couple can steal a caress in privacy.  A covered bridge has always been a good place to leave a message about affection for one another.

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During our covered bridge visits, we’ve seen lots of examples of these messages …

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At least two notations of love in the MacFarlane Covered Bridge (Ward’s Creek #2) …

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Ron and Trish, 2014 and WR and EE, years ago … MacFarlane Bridge

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And another way of linking two sets of initials in the Marven Bridge (Belleisle Creek #2) …

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A heart links J G and CW on the Marven Bridge

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‘Just Married’ in chalk in the Moores Mills Bridge (Trout Creek #5) …

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a chalk message in the Moores Mills Covered Bridge

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And, back in the MacFarlane Bridge, an incomplete notation.  Who did LANA love?

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LANA + in the MacFarlane Covered Bridge 2015

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Copyright  2017  Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

September 1, 2017 at 7:31 am

in the shelter of the covered bridge – love stories

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Moores Mills Covered Bridge (Trout Creek #5) – one of New Brunswick’s 60 existing ‘kissing bridges’

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A covered bridge is also known as a ‘kissing bridge’ – a place where a couple can steal a caress in privacy.  A covered bridge has always been a good place to leave a message about affection for one another.

~

During our covered bridge visits over the weekend, we saw lots of examples of these messages …

~

At least two notations of love in the MacFarlane Covered Bridge (Ward’s Creek #2) …

~

106_crop

Ron and Trish, 2014 and WR and EE, years ago … MacFarlane Bridge 2015

~

And another way of linking two sets of initials in the Marven Bridge (Belleisle Creek #2) …

~

155_crop

A heart links J G and CW on the Marven Bridge 2015

~

‘Just Married’ in chalk in the Moores Mills Bridge (Trout Creek #5) …

~

083

a chalk message in the Moores Mills Covered Bridge 2015

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And, back in the MacFarlane Bridge, an incomplete notation.  Who did LANA love?

~

101_crop

LANA + in the MacFarlane Covered Bridge 2015

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Copyright  2015  Jane Tims

 

 

Written by jane tims

June 24, 2015 at 7:40 am

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