Spencerville in DeKalb County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Spencerville Covered Bridge
Erected 1996 by Indiana Historical Bureau and DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, Council, and Highway Department. (Marker Number 17.1996.1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Covered Bridges, and the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series lists.
Location. 41° 16.888′ N, 84° 54.851′ W. Marker is in Spencerville, Indiana, in DeKalb County. Marker is on County Road 68 west of County Road 57, on the right when traveling west. The historical marker is located just in front of the east entrance to the covered bridge on the right hand (north) side. The bridge spans the St. Joseph River and has a by-passed section of the old County Road 68 running Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spencerville IN 46788, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge / Amelia Swilley Bingham (approx. 7.9 miles away in Ohio); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 7.9 miles away in Ohio); Land Office Building (approx. 7.9 miles away in Ohio); "It All Started Here" (approx. 9 miles away); Auburn Automobile Company (approx. 9.1 miles away); DeKalb County Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); William Jacob Cuppy (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Spencerville Covered Bridge, DeKalb County, Indiana. This is a link to information provided by Indiana County History. (Submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Indiana Covered Bridge 14-17-01, Spencerville, Dekalb County. This is a link to information on Indiana's Covered Bridges provided by Galen Frysinger. (Submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 171 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 7. submitted on September 16, 2012, by Kern Butler of Auburn, Indiana.