Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge
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|Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge|
|National Register of Historic Places|
|Official name: Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge|
|Named for: Bowsher Ford|
|Crosses||Mill Creek, Indiana|
|Length||92 ft (28 m) 72ft +10ft overhangs on each end|
|Width||16 ft (5 m)|
|Clearance||13.5 ft (4 m)|
|Design||Single Burr Arch truss bridge|
|Owned and Maintained by||Parke County|
|WGCB Number||#14-61-33 |
|Added to NRHP||Dec 22, 1978|
|NRHP Ref#||78000385 |
|MPS||Parke County Covered Bridges TR|
Location of Indiana in the United States
Elmer Garrard won the bid to build this bridge but needed the Britton families expertise. Eugene Britton was contracted and credited as the builder.
- List of Registered Historic Places in Indiana
- Parke County Covered Bridges
- Parke County Covered Bridge Festival
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Bowsher Ford Covered Bridge (#32)". Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 20 September 2016.
- "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-06-01. Note: This includes Charles Felkner (December 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Parke County Covered Bridge Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-01., Site map, and Accompanying photographs.
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