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

Newport Covered Bridge

 
 
Newport Covered Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
1. Newport Covered Bridge Marker
Inscription. County commissioners ordered (1885) as link across Little Vermillion River at Newport & Quaker Point Free Gravel Road. Built 1885 by Joseph J. Daniels, Rockville: Burr truss design, 180 foot span, sandstone abutments. Floor replaced, 1984. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1994.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 83.1995.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.456′ N, 87° 25.97′ W. Marker is near Newport, Indiana, in Vermillion County. Marker is on County Road 50 (AKA: Hopkins Street) 0.6 miles from State Road 63, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. From State Road 63 turn West onto County Road 50 (aka: Hopkins Street):: opposite direction from Newport. Stay on winding blacktop. You can Drive over this bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Newport IN 47966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vermillion County Courthouse ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Vermillion County Jail
Newport Covered Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, November 18, 2007
2. Newport Covered Bridge and Marker
Cars and small trucks can drive over this bridge. Good smooth ride (turn on your lights). Always watch for stopped cars within the bridge.
( approx. 1.4 miles away); Fulton Township ( approx. 4.8 miles away); Honor Roll of Iraq and Afghanistan War Deaths from Indiana ( approx. 4.9 miles away); American Legion Veterans ( approx. 4.9 miles away); Harrison's Crossing ( approx. 5.2 miles away); Silver Island Cemetery ( approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2007, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,535 times since then and 29 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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