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Bridgeton, Parke County

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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
See a map of the area
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

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,
Cohen, Joseph. World Guide to Covered Bridges updated to November 2002, 2002

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