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'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
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.

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.
HM NumberHM549
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
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
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
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
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)317, 765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19431-19457 Allisonville Ave, Noblesville IN 46060, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?