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Montezuma in Parke County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Melcher Bridge

1896

 
 
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By TeamOHE, January 16, 2021
1. Melcher Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Burr Arch construction by J. J. Daniels 83' in length, crosses Leatherwood Creek. Sometimes called Klondyke Bridge for a nearby community of same name.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureBridges & Viaducts.
 
Location. 39° 47.35′ N, 87° 20.117′ W. Marker is in Montezuma, Indiana, in Parke County. Marker is on Strawberry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montezuma IN 47862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christmas (Noel) Dagenet (approx. 1.6 miles away); Montezuma Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Armiesburg (approx. 2 miles away); Wabash & Erie Canal (approx. 2 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Hillsdale Steps (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hixon Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Mecca Bridge (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montezuma.
 
Melcher Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 16, 2021
2. Melcher Bridge Marker
Melcher Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 16, 2021
3. Melcher Bridge Marker
Melcher Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, January 16, 2021
4. Melcher Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 17, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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