Sunday, October 6, 2019

Comstock Covered Bridge | Connecticut | New England Travel Photography

Connecticut is home to three covered bridges in the state, and the hubby and I visited the Comstock Covered Bridge in East Hampton, Connecticut.  It had been closed for restoration and has reopened, and is truly a sight to behold!  New England is famous for it’s covered bridges, and we do all we can to preserve our colonial heritage!

When I was a Chevy Brand Ambassador as part of the Connecticut Chevy Girl program, I ventured out to the Litchfield Hills in the northwest corner to photograph the Cornwall Covered Bridge and Bulls Covered Bridge.  You can drive your car over both of these covered bridges.

Comstock Covered Bridge

The Comstock Covered Bridge Bridge has undergone a restoration project and is completed, I’m going to tell you a little bit about this treasure!

Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut

The Comstock Covered Bridge is located in East Hampton, Connecticut which is off the beaten path in the Central region of Connecticut.  It’s now open to pedestrian foot traffic only.

Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut

The Comstock Bridge is a terrific location if you're looking for a scenic site for a family photo shoot, or engagement,  wedding or anniversary photography location.

Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut

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Comstock Covered Bridge Connecticut

The covered bridge spans the Salmon River, and we visited during the Fishing Season.  Anglers in the Salmon River were wearing their waders and fishing for Trout, which is stocked by the State.

Salmon River Connecticut

There’s also a very well-kept shaded picnic area which the family can enjoy for a bagged lunch staycation day trip and meander down along the banks of the Salmon River.

The Comstock Bridge was named after a  local postmaster, Franklin G. Comstock.  There’s plenty of  local lore, involving illegal hootch during the prohibition era.

Within the Town of East Hampton is the Middle Haddam Historic District  which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. The Middle Haddam Historic District is a small residential area in Middle Haddam, a village borough in the southwest corner of East Hampton, a town in central Connecticut and has it’s own post office.

Middle Haddam Connecticut Post Office

If you’re looking for a nice getaway or things to do with kids or grandchildren for New England getaway vacation, take the family to visit Comstock Covered Bridge, Cornwall Covered Bridge or Bull’s Bridge in Connecticut. We’re beautiful any time of year, not just during fall foliage season!

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