“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Eugene in Vermillion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Eugene Covered Bridge

Eugene Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
1. Eugene Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription.  County commissioners ordered (1873) to replace unsafe bridge over Big Vermillion River at Eugene. Built 1873 by Joseph J. Daniels, Rockville: Burr truss design, 180 foot span, using existing abutments. Closed to vehicle traffic, 1974. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1994.
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 83.1995.2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series lists.
Location. 39° 58.117′ N, 87° 28.394′ W. Marker is near Eugene, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker can be reached from North Main Street. Follow North Main Street from Cayuga through the Village of Eugene. At Eugene's north end is the Covered Bridge Restaurant. The bridge is behind the restauraunt. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5787 North Main Street, Cayuga IN 47928, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured
Eugene Covered Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
2. Eugene Covered Bridge
This bridge is now for foot traffic only - no vehicles allowed. It is behind the Covered Bridge Restaurant. Feel free to park at the restaurant, have a good meal and walk the bridge without moving your car. Picture is taken from the restaurant parking lot.
as the crow flies. American Legion Veterans (approx. 1.1 miles away); Honor Roll of Iraq and Afghanistan War Deaths from Indiana (approx. 1.1 miles away); Harrison's Crossing (approx. 1.2 miles away); Silver Island Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fulton Township (approx. 3.8 miles away); Newport Covered Bridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); Vermillion County Courthouse (approx. 6.7 miles away); Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away).
More about this marker. The Eugene Covered Bridge is also known as County Bridge No. 75.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,833 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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