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Monday, February 17, 2020

Indian Creek Covered Bridge in Monroe County

Indian Creek Covered Bridge in Monroe County, West Virginia
The historic Indian Creek Covered Bridge is located in Monroe County, West Virginia. Built in 1898 by 16 and 18 year old brothers Ray and Oscar Weikel, it's one of two remaining covered bridges in the county. It's currently owned and maintained by the Monroe County Historical Society.

Official Statistics:

11 1/2 feet wide by 49 feet long.

Architectural style - Howe Truss.

Open to pedestrian traffic only.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 1st, 1975. It's one of the most photographed and beloved covered bridges in the state. Inside the bridge you'll find antique vehicles from the 1900's which adds to the bridge's history.

The perfect little stop-off while on a road trip through the great state of West Virginia. Open to the public and free to visit.

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