Spain Creek Covered Bridge

Spain Creek Covered Bridge (HMMRT)

Location: North Lewisburg, OH 43060 Union County
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N 40° 13.712', W 83° 31.378'

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The Spain Creek Covered Bridge was designed and constructed by Reuben Partridge in the 1870s. Partridge began his bridge building career in 1866. At a length of 64 feet, the bridge is the smallest of Union County's historic covered bridges. Spain Creek flows under the bridge to its nearby confluence with Big Darby Creek. The Spain Creek Bridge is one of five remaining covered bridges designed and built by Partridge. Four of them are in Union County while one is in Franklin County. The windows and awnings are not original, having been added prior to the 1930s. The bridge was rehabilitated in 1988 by constructing a bridge inside the covered bridge. The large wood girders and wood floor panels carry today's traffic load. The old wood trusses currently carry only their own weight as well as the weight of the roof and siding.
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number9-80
Year Placed2009
Placed ByUnion County Convention and Visitors Bureau and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 285348 N 4456175
Decimal Degrees40.22853333, -83.52296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 13.712', W 83° 31.378'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 13' 42.72" N, 83° 31' 22.68" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 329-375 Co Hwy 163, North Lewisburg OH 43060, US
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