Mecca Covered Bridge
|Mecca Covered Bridge|
|National Register of Historic Places|
|Official name: Mecca Covered Bridge|
|Named for: Mecca, Indiana|
|Road||Closed to vehicle traffic|
|Crosses||Big Raccoon Creek, Indiana|
|Length||176 ft (54 m) 150ft +13ft overhangs on each end|
|Width||17 ft (5 m) |
|Clearance||12.5 ft (4 m)|
|Design||Burr Arch truss single-span bridge|
|Built||1873 Original Cost $7,650|
|Owned and Maintained by||Parke County|
|Added to NRHP||Dec 22, 1978|
|NRHP Ref#||78000401 |
|MPS||Parke County Covered Bridges TR|
Location of Indiana in the United States
The Mecca Covered Bridge crossing Big Raccoon Creek East of Mecca, Indiana is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by J.J. Daniels in 1873. The bridge is 176 feet (54 m) long, 17 feet (5.2 m) wide, and 12.5 feet (3.8 m) high.
- List of Registered Historic Places in Indiana
- Parke County Covered Bridges
- Parke County Covered Bridge Festival
- "Mecca Covered Bridge (#21)". coveredbridges.com. Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
- National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "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. and Site map.
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