Conley's Ford Covered Bridge

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Conley's Ford Covered Bridge
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Conley's Ford Covered Bridge
Conley's Ford Covered Bridge is located in Indiana
Conley's Ford Covered Bridge
Nearest city Bridgeton, Indiana
Coordinates 39°39′45.5″N 87°7′58.6″W / 39.662639°N 87.132944°W / 39.662639; -87.132944Coordinates: 39°39′45.5″N 87°7′58.6″W / 39.662639°N 87.132944°W / 39.662639; -87.132944
Built 1907
Architect Van Fossen, J. P.
Architectural style Other
Governing body Local
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000388 [1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978

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 measuring 212 feet (65 m) in length including the 10-foot (3.0 m) overhang at each end, and is 16 feet (4.9 m) wide and 13 feet (4.0 m) high. The Conley's Ford Covered Bridge was built by J. P. Van Fossen. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Unlike the other covered bridges in Parke County, Conley's Ford was made of white pine, and not poplar.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Conley's Ford Covered Bridge". Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 2012-10-18.