Marshall Covered Bridge

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Marshall Covered Bridge
Marshall Bridge 2009.jpg
Coordinates 39°53′00″N 87°19′35″W / 39.88346°N 87.32629°W / 39.88346; -87.32629Coordinates: 39°53′00″N 87°19′35″W / 39.88346°N 87.32629°W / 39.88346; -87.32629
Carries C.R. 800N
Crosses Rush Creek
Locale Liberty, Indiana
Named for Mahlon Marshall or David W. Marshall
Owner Parke County Commissioners
Parke County
NBI Number 6100155[1]
Design Burr Arch truss single-span bridge
Material Wood
Total length 74 feet (23 m)
Width 15 feet (4.6 m)
Height 13 feet (4.0 m)
Load limit 5 tonnes (11,000 lb)
Constructed by Joseph A. Britton
Construction cost <$680
Opened 1917 (1917)
Daily traffic 50
Marshall Bridge
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP reference # 78000400[2]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978 (1978-12-22)
Marshall Covered Bridge is located in Indiana
Marshall Covered Bridge
Marshall Covered Bridge
Location in Indiana

The Marshall Covered Bridge is a single span Burr arch truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton & Son in 1917. The bridge is 74 ft (23 m) long, 15 ft (4.6 m) wide, and 14 ft (4.3 m) high.[3][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[2]


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  2. ^ a b National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ "Marshall Covered Bridge (#29)". Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "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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