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Near Upland in Grant County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

This Covered Bridge

 
 
This Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
1. This Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription.  
This covered bridge
built 1877 – 181 ft. long

called Cumberland Bridge
for Old Town.
The 1913 flood carried the bridge
downstream. It was returned
on rollers to the old foundation
and raised 3 feet.
The 1958 flood threatened but
only, succeeded in loosening
some of the weatherboarding

Restored 1999

 
Erected 1999 by Covered Bridge Historical Society, Grant County Commissioners Grant County Highway Department.
 
Location. 40° 23.302′ N, 85° 29.104′ W. Marker is near Upland, Indiana, in Grant County. Marker is at the intersection of North 3rd Street (County Road 1000E) and Front Street, on the left when traveling north on North 3rd Street. Marker is on the Cumberland Bridge, over the Mississinewa River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 North 3rd Street, Upland IN 46989, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cumberland Covered Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Matthews Veterans Memorial
This Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
2. This Covered Bridge Marker
(about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Col. Thomas W. (Bill) Boles (about 800 feet away); Covered Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Village of Trask (approx. 3.1 miles away); Snagtown ~ New Corner (approx. 5.2 miles away); Patriotic Sacrifice Forever Remembered (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
The Cumberland Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
3. The Cumberland Bridge
National Register of Historic Places plaque on the bridge image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
4. National Register of Historic Places plaque on the bridge
Dedication plaque nearby image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, October 15, 2019
5. Dedication plaque nearby
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 28, 2019, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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