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Eldean in Miami County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Eldean Bridge

 
 
The Eldean Bridge NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
1. The Eldean Bridge NHL Marker
Inscription.  
The Eldean Bridge
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark

Built in 1860, the Eldean bridge possesses national significance as an excellent example of covered bridge construction. Its span is a rare surviving Long Truss, a highly significant nineteenth-century timber truss type, the Eldean Bridge is the most structurally intact of less than a dozen surviving Long Truss covered bridges in the United States.
 
Erected 2016 by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureBridges & ViaductsLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
 
Location. 40° 4.666′ N, 84° 13.019′ W. Marker is in Eldean, Ohio, in Miami County. Marker is on Eldean Road (County Road 33) 0.1 miles east of County Road 25A, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 633 Eldean Rd, Troy OH 45373, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
The Eldean Bridge NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
2. The Eldean Bridge NHL Marker
are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eldean Covered Bridge (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Eldean Covered Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Twin Arch Stone Culvert (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Lock 12 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hobart Brothers Company (approx. 2.1 miles away); Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 2.1 miles away); Troy Civil War Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Troy Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eldean.
 
Also see . . .  Eldean Covered Bridge. (Submitted on February 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.)
 
The Eldean Bridge image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
3. The Eldean Bridge
The Eldean Bridge image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
4. The Eldean Bridge
The Eldean Bridge Interior image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 14, 2019
5. The Eldean Bridge Interior
Showing Long Truss design
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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