McAllister Covered Bridge

McAllister Covered Bridge
Carries C.R. 400S
Crosses Little Raccoon Creek
Locale Adams, Indiana
Official name McAllister Covered Bridge
Named for James D. McAllister
Owner Parke County Commissioners
Parke County
NBI Number 6100068[1]
Design Burr Arch truss single-span bridge
Material Wood
Total length 144 feet (44 m)
Width 16 feet (4.9 m)[2]
Height 14 feet (4.3 m)
Constructed by Joseph A. Britton
Opened 1914 (1914)
Rebuilt 1977 (1977)
McAllister Covered Bridge
MPS Parke County Covered Bridges TR
NRHP Reference # 78000398[3]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1978 (1978-12-22)
McAllister Covered Bridge
Location in Indiana

The McAllister Covered Bridge is a Burr Arch structure that was built by Joseph A. Britton and Son in 1914. It is 144 feet (44 m) long, 16 feet (4.9 m) wide, and 14 feet (4.3 m) high.[2][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[3]

See also


  2. 1 2 "McAllister Covered Bridge (#11)". Parke County Incorporated / Parke County Convention and Visitors Commission. Retrieved 2012-10-18.
  3. 1 2 National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  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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