Indian Creek Covered Bridge

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Indian Creek Covered Bridge
Indian Creek Covered Bridge - Side View.jpg
Indian Creek Covered Bridge, February 2009
Indian Creek Covered Bridge is located in West Virginia
Indian Creek Covered Bridge
Indian Creek Covered Bridge is located in the US
Indian Creek Covered Bridge
Location 1.5 mi (2.4 km) south of Salt Sulphur Springs on U.S. Route 219, near Salt Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°32′50″N 80°34′22″W / 37.54722°N 80.57278°W / 37.54722; -80.57278Coordinates: 37°32′50″N 80°34′22″W / 37.54722°N 80.57278°W / 37.54722; -80.57278
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1898
Architectural style Other, Howe Truss
MPS West Virginia Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 75001895[1]
Added to NRHP April 1, 1975

The Indian Creek Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge near US 219, about 4 miles away from Salt Sulphur Springs, in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. It is owned by the Monroe County Historical Society, and was originally built in 1898 by Ray and Oscar Weikel. The bridge is 49.25 feet long and 11.5 feet wide.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

The bridge was restored by Hoke Brothers Construction, Inc. of Union, West Virginia in 2000 at a cost of $334,446. It is open to pedestrians, and said to be one of the most photographed bridges in West Virginia.[3]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ C.E. Turley and James E. Harding (December 1974). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Indian Creek Covered Bridge" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Featured Bridge - Indian Creek Covered Bridge". Crossings- Bridge Building in West Virginia. West Virginia Division of Highways. Retrieved 2008-01-14. 

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