West Union Covered Bridge

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West Union Covered Bridge
West Union Covered Bridge
West Union Covered Bridge is located in Indiana
West Union Covered Bridge
Nearest city Montezuma, Indiana
Coordinates 39°51′17.75″N 87°20′8.75″W / 39.8549306°N 87.3357639°W / 39.8549306; -87.3357639Coordinates: 39°51′17.75″N 87°20′8.75″W / 39.8549306°N 87.3357639°W / 39.8549306; -87.3357639
Built 1876
Architect J.J. Daniels
Architectural style Other
Governing body Local
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000414 [1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978

The West Union Covered Bridge is north-northeast of Montezuma, Indiana. The two-span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure was built by Joseph J. Daniels in 1876. The bridge is 334 feet (102 m) long, 17 feet (5.2 m) wide, and 14.5 feet (4.4 m) high. It is notable for being the longest standing covered bridge in Parke County, IN.[2]

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

External links[edit]

External video
Fly-through of West Union Bridge, Spanning Sugar Creek, Montezuma, Indiana, HAER, September 10, 2014