Melcher Covered Bridge

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Melcher Bridge
Melcher Covered Bridge
Melcher Covered Bridge is located in Indiana
Melcher Covered Bridge
Nearest city Montezuma, Indiana
Coordinates 39°47′19.99″N 87°20′5.83″W / 39.7888861°N 87.3349528°W / 39.7888861; -87.3349528Coordinates: 39°47′19.99″N 87°20′5.83″W / 39.7888861°N 87.3349528°W / 39.7888861; -87.3349528
Built 1896
Architect Daniels,J. J.
Architectural style Other
Governing body Local
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000402 [1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978

The Melcher Covered Bridge, also known as the Klondyke Covered Bridge, crosses Leatherwood Creek east of Montezuma, Indiana, and is a single-span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph J. Daniels in 1896.The bridge is 97 feet (30 m) long, 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and 12.5 feet (3.8 m) high.[2]

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