Seymour in Jackson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Length 331 Ft. + 12 Ft. overhang/ends.
Width 16 ft. height 12ft.6in.
Cut stone abutments and pier.
Erected by Jackson Co. Park & Recreation Board.
Location. 38° 54.899′ N, 86° 0.164′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Indiana, in Jackson County. Marker is on East County Road 200 North. Touch for map. Follow East 200 North about 2 miles west from it's junction with US 50. This is south of Seymour. Marker is in this post office area: Seymour IN 47274, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson County W.W. I Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); All Veterans Honor Roll Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); In Memory of Col. John Ketcham / Time Capsule (approx. 3.3 miles away); 10 O'Clock Indian Treaty Line (approx. 4.2 miles away); Indian Treaty Corner (approx. 4.2 miles away); B-25 Mitchell (approx. 5.2 miles away); Freeman Field (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Freeman Field (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seymour.
Regarding Shieldstown Bridge. The Shieldstown Covered Bridge crosses
This bridge is not on the National Register of Historic Places. Only the Bell Ford Bridge and the Medora Covered Bridge are listed on the National Register. Bell Ford Bridge totally collapsed and was abandoned.
Source: Fleeta K. Arthur, primary bridge researcher for Jackson County covered bridges and member of the Jackson County Park and Recreation Board.
Also see . . . Indiana Covered Bridge Society (ICBS). (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Bridges & Viaducts •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,628 times since then. Last updated on December 28, 2010, by Fleeta K. Arthur of Brownstown, Indiana. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 21, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. 6, 7. submitted on November 14, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.