8 Sights in Parke County, United States (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Parke County, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Parke County, United States.List of cities in United States Sightseeing Tours in Parke County
1. West Union Bridge
The West Union Covered Bridge formerly carried Tow Path Road over Sugar Creek north-northeast of Montezuma, Indiana. The two-span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure was built by Joseph J. Daniels in 1876. It is notable for being the longest standing covered bridge in Parke County, and one of the nation's best-preserved examples of the Burr truss.
2. Nevins Covred Bridge
The Nevins Covered Bridge is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge that crosses Little Raccoon Creek on County Road 130 East, just southeast of Catlin, Indiana. It was built in 1920 by Joseph A. Britton and Son. Prior to the reconstruction of the Bridgeton Bridge in 2006, the Nevins Bridge was the newest covered bridge in Parke County.
3. Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge
The Leatherwood Station Covered Bridge is a single span double Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton & Son in 1899. Originally it had sandstone abutments but when it was moved to Billie Creek Village they were replaced with concrete abutments with sandstone showing.
4. Conleys Ford Covered Bridge
Conley's Ford Covered Bridge was built in 1906 and crosses Big Raccoon Creek on County Road 550 East close to County Road 720 South, in Parke County, IN. The bridge is a single span Burr Arch Truss structure. The Conley's Ford Covered Bridge was built by J. Lawrence Van Fossen.
5. Portland Mills Covered Bridge
The Portland Mills Covered Bridge is the second oldest covered bridge in Parke County, Indiana, being built the same year as the Crooks Covered Bridge. It is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge that was built by Henry Wolf in 1856.
6. Sim Smith Covered Bridge
The Sim Smith Covered Bridge is east of Montezuma, Indiana. The single span Burr Truss covered bridge structure was built by Joseph A. Britton in 1883. The bridge is 101 feet (31 m) long, 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and 14 feet (4.3 m) high.
7. County Road 800N
The Marshall Covered Bridge is a single span Burr arch truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton & Son in 1917. The bridge is 74 ft (23 m) long, 15 ft (4.6 m) wide, and 14 ft (4.3 m) high.
8. Billie Creek Covered Bridge
The Billie Creek Covered Bridge is a Burr Arch structure that was built by Joseph J. Daniels in 1895. J. L. Van Fossen supplied the sandstone that makes up the abutments cut from A. E. Fuel's nearby quarry.
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