Potter's Covered Bridge

Potter's Covered Bridge (HM549)

Location: Noblesville, IN 46060 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 4.317', W 86° 0.017'

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[Obverse]:
First bridge spanning White River at Potter's Ford was commissioned 1860 and named after the landowner, William Potter. In 1870, Hamilton County Commissioners voted for construction of this "Howe Truss" bridge. It was finished 1871 and repaired 1937, 1959, 1961. Plans to replace this structure with a concrete bridge were introduced in 1969.

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After 100 years of use, County Commissioners voted to close the bridge to traffic 1971 and lease it to Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1991. During 1990s, plans to restore bridge and create a park were developed. Bridge was restored and rededicated when Potter's Bridge Park opened 1999.
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Details
HM NumberHM549
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
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Marker Number29.2007.1
Year Placed2007
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Hamilton Co. Parks & Recreation Department and Noblesville Preservation Alliance
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 585246 N 4436221
Decimal Degrees40.07195000, -86.00028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.317', W 86° 0.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 19.02" N, 86° 0' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)317, 765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19431-19457 Allisonville Ave, Noblesville IN 46060, US
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