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Inventory Number: IN/14-61-04x
Parke County Number: PC-08
County: Parke County
Township: Raccoon
Town/Village: Bridgeton
Bridge Name: Bridgeton
Crosses: Big Raccoon Creek
Truss type: Burr
Spans: 2
Length: 267'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1868
Builder: Joseph J. Daniels
When Lost: 28 Apr 2005
Cause: Arson
Latitude: N39 38.98
Longitude: W087 10.57
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Topographic map of the area
Directions: 0.1 miles north of CR320E on west side of road on bypassed section of CR780S. North edge Bridgeton [15/22-14N-7W].
Comments: Bypassed in 1967.

Bridgeton Bridge, Raccoon, IN Built 1868 Lost to arson 28 Apr 2005
© Lisa Plamondon


Bridgeton Bridge, Raccoon, IN Built 1868 Lost to arson 28 Apr 2005
© Andy Rebman


Bridgeton Bridge, Raccoon, Parke County, IN Built 1868 Arson 28 Apr 2005
Todd Clark Collection

Sources:
Ketcham, Bryan E.. Covered Bridges on the Byways of Indiana, 1949, page 83
County History Preservation Society (no longer accessible). Covered Bridges of Indiana, 2002, http://www.countyhistory.com/coveredbridge/parke/bridgeton.htm
Cohen, Joseph. World Guide to Covered Bridges updated to November 2002, 2002

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