Holliwell Covered Bridge

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Holliwell Covered Bridge
Holliwell Covered bridge 16 July 2011.jpg
Holliwell Covered Bridge
Holliwell Covered Bridge is located in Iowa
Holliwell Covered Bridge
Holliwell Covered Bridge is located in the United States
Holliwell Covered Bridge
Nearest cityWinterset, Iowa
Coordinates41°19′21″N 93°57′33″W / 41.32250°N 93.95917°W / 41.32250; -93.95917Coordinates: 41°19′21″N 93°57′33″W / 41.32250°N 93.95917°W / 41.32250; -93.95917
ArchitectJones, H.P.; Foster, G.K.
Architectural styleOther
NRHP reference #76000789
Added to NRHPAugust 28, 1976

Holliwell Bridge is a wooden covered bridge in Madison County, Iowa. It was built over the Middle River[1] in 1880[2] by Benton Jones.

The bridge is no longer in use, but was renovated and restored in 1995 at a cost of $225,000 ($370,000 today).[3] It is featured in the film The Bridges of Madison County.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

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  1. ^ Swanson, L. C. (1970). Covered bridges in illinois, iowa, and wisconsin. (p. 38) Swanson Pub. ISBN 0911466142. Accessed on 05 April from https://books.google.com/books?ei=AFd-T_LwNY-Q8wT2-N3_DQ&id=oVcwAAAAMAAJ&dq=Holliwell+Covered+Bridge&q=Holliwell#search_anchor
  2. ^ a b Holden, G. (2009). The booklover's guide to the midwest: A literary tour. Clerisy Press. ISBN 1578603145. Retrieved on 18 March 2012 from https://books.google.com/books?id=ItuQdL22RKgC&pg=PA118&dq=cedar+bridge,+madison+county&hl=en&sa=X&ei=aIRmT-2SIomWiQKYyJSjDw&ved=0CGkQuwUwBw#v=onepage&q=cedar%20bridge%2C%20madison%20county&f=false
  3. ^ "The Bridges of Madison County". Madison County, Iowa. Madison County Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 5 April 2012.

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