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Zumbrota in Goodhue County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Zumbrota Covered Bridge

 
 
Zumbrota Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
1. Zumbrota Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. Constructed over Zumbro River in 1869 cost $5,800. Original site Highway 58 about 1,000 feet from present location.

120 feet long town lattice truss design plans by A.J. Thatcher construction supervised by E.L. Kingsbury.

Served as stagecoach route between St. Paul and Dubuque.

Transported by horses to fairgrounds in 1932 moved to present site in 1970.

Placed on National Register of Historic Places.

Plaque by Zumbrota Covered Bridge Society.
 
Erected by Zumbrota Covered Bridge Society.
 
Location. 44° 17.765′ N, 92° 40.219′ W. Marker is in Zumbrota, Minnesota, in Goodhue County. Marker can be reached from West Avenue north of 2nd Street West. Click for map. Marker is at Covered Bridge Park. Marker is in this post office area: Zumbrota MN 55992, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. First Congregational Church (approx. mile away).
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Zumbrota, Minnesota. Visitors. (Submitted on November 5, 2011.) 

2. City of Zumbrota, Minnesota. History. (Submitted on November 5, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Zumbrota Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
2. Zumbrota Covered Bridge Marker
"The Old Covered Bridge"
Finished November 1869
This bridge spans the time from
the 18th to the 21st century.
This authentic 116 foot long covered bridge is the
last in Minnesota. It was moved to this location in
the city of Zumbrota on March 4, 1997.
Zumbrota Covered Bridge and Markers image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
3. Zumbrota Covered Bridge and Markers
National Register #75000984
Listed February 20, 1975
Zumbrota Covered Bridge and Markers image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
4. Zumbrota Covered Bridge and Markers
Zumbrota Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
5. Zumbrota Covered Bridge
Zumbrota Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
6. Zumbrota Covered Bridge
Zumbrota Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
7. Zumbrota Covered Bridge
Zumbrota Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
8. Zumbrota Covered Bridge
Zumbrota Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
9. Zumbrota Covered Bridge
Zumbro River and Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
10. Zumbro River and Covered Bridge
North Fork of Zumbro River
Covered Bridge Park image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
11. Covered Bridge Park
Current Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
12. Current Bridge
State Highway 58
Current Bridge and Plaque image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
13. Current Bridge and Plaque
[Bridge BR 25025 2010]
Zumbrota Covered Bridge is in the distance.
Plaque on Bridge image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
14. Plaque on Bridge
In Memory of Our Soldier Dead
Zumbtota Post 183 American Legion
Dedicated 1922
Nearby Tank image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, October 23, 2011
15. Nearby Tank
VFW Post 5727 Stary-Yerka
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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