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
Nearest city Winterset, Iowa
Coordinates 41°17′31″N 94°9′5″W / 41.29194°N 94.15139°W / 41.29194; -94.15139Coordinates: 41°17′31″N 94°9′5″W / 41.29194°N 94.15139°W / 41.29194; -94.15139
Area less than one acre
Built 1883
Architectural style Other, Town lattice
NRHP Reference # 76000792[1]
Added to NRHP September 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.


  1. ^ Staff (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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