Near Russellville in Putnam County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Portland Mills Bridge
Location. 39° 46.775′ N, 87° 0.639′ W. Marker is near Russellville, Indiana, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 800N and County Road 900E, on the right when traveling north on County Road 800N. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Portland Mills Picnic Area in Raccoon State Recreation Area. Marker is in this post office area: Russellville IN 46175, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Portland Mills (a few steps from this marker); Portland Mills Covered Bridge (approx. 7 miles away); State Sanatorium Covered Bridge (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Church Built in Parke County Indiana (approx. 7˝ miles away); Birthplace of Mordecai Brown (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Batty Mine Location (approx. 8.6 miles away); Chief Cornstalk’s Village (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mansfield circa 1820 (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Regarding Foundation Rock. In 1960 the Army Corps of Engineers dammed Big Raccoon Creek for flood control purposes and created Cecil M. Harden Lake. The covered bridge would be inundated by the reservoir and was
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.