Crossings

Since the early 1800's ferries have connected the Rivertownes. Later the connection was made via bridges, six of them in fact. Over the years two of the bridges were destroyed by nature, while one was burned during the Civil War to prevent the Confederate advance into Lancaster County.

 

Follow the links below to explore the history, technology and folklore of the ferries and bridges.

Anderson' Ferry First Bridge Third Bridge Fifth Bridge
Wright's Ferry Second Bridge Fourth Bridge Sixth Bridge