Duck Creek Aqueduct

Duck Creek Aqueduct (HM11LA)

Location: Metamora, IN 47030 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 26.765', W 85° 7.817'

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An aqueduct is a bridge carrying one body of water over another. The Duck Creek Aqueduct was originally built in 1843 to convey the canal over Duck Creek 16 feet below. Flood waters in 1847 destroyed the aqueduct, which was soon replaced by the present 70-foot, Burr arch truss structure.

The aqueduct is the only known covered wooden aqueduct still operating in the United States. In 1973 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and in 1992 it was designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

HM NumberHM11LA
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 10:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 660886 N 4367949
Decimal Degrees39.44608333, -85.13028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.765', W 85° 7.817'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 45.90" N, 85° 7' 49.02" W
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Area Code(s)765, 812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19001-19041 75 Main St, Metamora IN 47030, US
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