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Bridgeton

Parke County,

Indiana

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Indiana's Most Famous Covered Bridge


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47836

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The population of Bridgeton is approximately 818 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 292 (1990).

Bridgeton is positioned 39.64 degrees north of the equator and 87.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Bridgeton location: in west-central Indiana, north of Terre Haute.

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History & History Related Items

Bridgeton history:

The town was named Bridgeton in 1849 when a post office and a simple bridge were built. Before that time it was known as Lockwood Mills.

1998 brought two special remembrances for Bridgeton. One was the 175th anniversary of the Town of Bridgeton. The second was the 130th anniversary for the famous covered bridge. The bridge was rebuilt and rededicated in 2006. This page tells the story of the rebuilding.

Here is a history page for Bridgeton.
The founding of Bridgeton: 1823
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Attractions

Bridgeton attractions:

Bridgeton has Indiana's most famous covered bridge. There are over 28 structures with national historic district status in Bridgeton.

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Parke County Covered Bridge Festival in October each year.

What do visitors say about coming to the Bridgeton area for the Covered Bridge Festival

Home to the oldest continuously operating mill west of the Allegheny Mountains

The Olde Bridgeton School
Used as a school from 1924 to 1986.

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