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Newport Covered Bridge

Location: CR 50 S, south end of Newport Covered Bridge over Little Vermillion River, Newport. (Vermillion County, Indiana)

Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 83.1995.1

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County commissioners ordered (1885) as link across Little Vermillion River at Newport & Quaker Point Free Gravel Road. Built 1885 by Joseph J. Daniels, Rockville: Burr Truss design, 180 foot span, sandstone abutments. Floor replaced, 1984. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1994.

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Transportation, Buildings and Architecture