Ceylon Covered Bridge

Ceylon Covered Bridge

Ceylon Covered Bridge, November 2011
Location County Road 900S over the Wabash River in Limberlost County Park, northeast of Ceylon, Wabash Township, Adams County, Indiana
Coordinates 40°36′51″N 84°56′35″W / 40.61417°N 84.94306°W / 40.61417; -84.94306Coordinates: 40°36′51″N 84°56′35″W / 40.61417°N 84.94306°W / 40.61417; -84.94306
Area less than one acre
Built 1879 (1879)
Built by Smith Bridge Company; Huffman, Martin J.
Architectural style Howe Truss Bridge
NRHP Reference # 06001289[1]
Added to NRHP January 25, 2007

Ceylon Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge over the Wabash River and located at Wabash Township, Adams County, Indiana. It was built in 1879 by the Smith Bridge Company of Toledo, Ohio, and is a 130-foot long Truss bridge. It the only remaining covered bridge over the Wabash.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-07-01. Note: This includes James Cooper and Julie O'Beirne (February 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ceylon Covered Bridge" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-07-01. and Accompanying photographs

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