Marshall Covered Bridge

Marshall Covered Bridge
Carries C.R. 800N
Crosses Rush Creek
Locale Liberty, Indiana
Named for Mahlon Marshall or David W. Marshall
Owner Parke County Commissioners
Parke County
NBI Number 6100155[1]
Design Burr Arch truss single-span bridge
Material Wood
Total length 74 feet (23 m)
Width 15 feet (4.6 m)
Height 13 feet (4.0 m)
Load limit 5 tonnes (11,000 lb)
Constructed by Joseph A. Britton
Construction cost <$680
Opened 1917 (1917)
Daily traffic 50
Marshall Bridge
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000400[2]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978 (1978-12-22)
Marshall Covered Bridge
Location in Indiana

The Marshall Covered Bridge is a single span Burr Arch Truss covered bridge structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton & Son in 1917. The bridge is 74 ft (23 m) long, 15 ft (4.6 m) wide, and 14 ft (4.3 m) high.[3][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[2]

See also


  2. 1 2 National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. "Marshall Covered Bridge (#29)". Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 21 September 2016.
  4. "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 Charles Felkner (December 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Parke County Covered Bridge Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-06-01., Site map, and Accompanying photographs.

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