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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jeff Gordon (approx. 2.1 miles away); Myra Selby (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jim Davis (approx. 2.1 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 2.1 miles away); In The Distance (approx. 2.1 miles away); Phil Carpenter (approx. 2.1 miles away); James Franklin Sechler (Frank) (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Spencerville Covered Bridge in DeKalb County, Indiana. Travel Inspired Living entry. (Submitted on December 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
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 December 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 48 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.