Roseman Covered Bridge

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Roseman Covered Bridge
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Roseman Covered Bridge
Roseman Covered Bridge is located in Iowa
Roseman Covered Bridge
Roseman Covered Bridge is located in the United States
Roseman Covered Bridge
Nearest cityWinterset, Iowa
Coordinates41°17′34.04″N 94°8′59.1″W / 41.2927889°N 94.149750°W / 41.2927889; -94.149750Coordinates: 41°17′34.04″N 94°8′59.1″W / 41.2927889°N 94.149750°W / 41.2927889; -94.149750
Arealess than one acre
Built byJones, H.P.
Architectural styleTown lattice
NRHP reference #76000792[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 1, 1976

The Roseman Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge in Winterset, Iowa. It is prominently featured in the novel The Bridges of Madison County,[2] as well as its film adaptation. It was built in 1883[3] over the Middle River,[4] and renovated in 1992. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ McKee, B. J. (1997). Historic american covered bridges. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-7844-0189-6 / ISBN 0-19-521335-1
  3. ^ Holden, G. (2009). The booklover's guide to the midwest: A literary tour. Clerisy Press. ISBN 1578603145. Retrieved on 18 March 2012 from,+madison+county&hl=en&sa=X&ei=aIRmT-2SIomWiQKYyJSjDw&ved=0CGkQuwUwBw#v=onepage&q=cedar%20bridge%2C%20madison%20county&f=false
  4. ^ Swanson, L. C. (1970). Covered bridges in illinois, iowa, and wisconsin. (p. 38) Swanson Pub. ISBN 0911466142. Accessed on 05 April from

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