Portland Mills Covered Bridge

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Portland Mills Bridge
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Portland Mills Covered Bridge
Portland Mills Covered Bridge is located in Indiana
Portland Mills Covered Bridge
Nearest city Marshall, Indiana
Coordinates 39°51′38.67″N 87°5′19.66″W / 39.8607417°N 87.0887944°W / 39.8607417; -87.0887944Coordinates: 39°51′38.67″N 87°5′19.66″W / 39.8607417°N 87.0887944°W / 39.8607417; -87.0887944
Built 1856
Architect Wolf, Henry
Architectural style Other
Governing body Local
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000408[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978

The Portland Mills Covered Bridge is the oldest covered bridge in Parke County, Indiana and is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by Henry Wolf in 1856. The bridge is 146 feet (45 m) long, 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and 13 feet (4.0 m) high. By the 1990s the bridge had fallen into severe neglect, but was extensively renovated in 1996.[2]

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