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Spencerville Covered Bridge

Location: CR 68 & CR 57 at St. Joseph River, Spencerville (DeKalb County) Indiana, 46788.

Erected 1996 Indiana Historical Bureau and DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.

ID# : 17.1996.1

This marker is no longer standing and pending replacement in Fall 2023.


Built 1873, by John A. McKay, spanning Saint Joseph River; a Smith Truss, Variant Four, by Smith Bridge Company, Toledo, Ohio; has remained in use with regular maintenance, repairs, and extensive 1981 restoration. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1981.


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