Ferree Covered Bridge

Ferree Covered Bridge
Nearest city Base Rd., Rushville, Indiana
Area less than one acre
Built 1873 (1873)
Built by Kennedy, Archibald,M. & Emmett L
Architectural style Burr Arch Truss System
MPS Kennedy, A. M., House and Covered Bridges of Rush County TR
NRHP Reference # 83000093[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 2, 1983
Removed from NRHP January 19, 1990

Ferree Covered Bridge was a historic covered bridge located near Rushville, Rush County, Indiana. It was built in 1873 by Archibald M. Kennedy and his son Emmett. It was a Burr Arch bridge, 87 feet (27 m) long over Little Flat Rock River. The bridge had square portals with articulated corners.[2]:2, 15

It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1983, as part of a multiple property submission covering six bridges built by the Kennedy family firm. It was delisted in 1990.[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 2016-06-01. Note: This includes Phil McMullan (January 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: A. M. Kennedy House and Covered Bridges of Rush County" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-01. and Accompanying photographs.

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