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  • Directions to the Kintersburg Bridge | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Photo Gallery Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/kintersburg-directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • The Harmon Bridge of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Harmon Bridge Harmon Bridge is the youngest of the County 8217s four covered bridges John R Carnahan was awarded a contract to build a frame covered bridge over Plum Creek near Dice 8217s The contract specified that the bridge was to be completed within 30 days after the abutments were in place The bridge was designed by Thomas Pealer County Engineer and was completed in July of 1910 at a cost of 525 Harmon Bridge is named after Civil War veteran J S Harmon Harmon Bridge is the companion to Trusal Bridge both are located on the South Branch of Plum Creek just off Five Points Road in Washington Township Both the Harmon and Trusal Bridges are

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/harmon.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Directions to the Harmon Bridge | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/harmon-directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • The Trusal Bridge of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Trusal Bridge Trusal Bridge also known as Dice 8217s Bridge is the oldest of Indiana County 8217s covered bridges At 41 feet the Trusal Bridge is the shortest of Indiana County 8217s covered bridges It was named after Robert Trusal a nearby property owner and Civil War veteran who owned the surrounding land at the time the bridge was built Trusal Bridge is located about one half mile downstream of the Harmon Bridge The contractor and cost of the bridge construction are not known The bridge was bypassed in 1990 Trusal Bridge is the companion to Harmon Bridge both are located on the South Branch of Plum Creek just off Five Points Road in Washington Township Both the Harmon

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/trusal.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Directions to the Trusal Bridge | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Blairsville Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/trusal-directions.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • The Thomas Bridge of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Riverfront Riverfront Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Thomas Bridge In June 1877 a county bridge over Crooked Creek near the property of John and Amos Thomas was approved for construction with the County to be responsible for two thirds of the cost and John Thomas responsible for the remaining one third of the bridge cost The bridge was not erected until 1879 when a notice was published for a covered lattice bridge on the Kittanning and Indiana Road Amos Thomas was the contractor and Morton Fleming the superintendent of the bridge which was constructed at a cost of 545 Abutment stones and lumber were secured from the nearby area and the bridge was completed in November of 1879 The bridge was once known as Thomas Ford Bridge prior to the construction of the bridge there was a fording stream crossing in this location When the railroad was constructed in this area in the early 1900 8217s the bridge was known as Thomas Station Bridge The original Thomas Bridge was reported to be the only Town lattice truss bridge in the United States constructed with a single supporting chord rather than the normal two chords The Thomas Bridge was completely reconstructed in 1998 at a cost of slightly more than 1 000 000 The current bridge has a 20 ton weight limit The Thomas Bridge crosses

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/thomas.aspx (2016-04-28)
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  • Directions to the Thomas Bridge | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Trailheads Riverfront Trail History Photo Gallery Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email

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  • The Covered Bridges of Indiana County | Indiana County Parks and Trails
    Covered Bridges Kintersburg Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Harmon Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Trusal Bridge Directions Photo Gallery Thomas Bridge Directions Photo Gallery History of our Covered Bridges Rentals Weddings Reunions Parties Special Events Rental Photo Galleries Blue Spruce Park Pine Ridge Park Free Pavillions Make Reservations Pay Online Friends of the Park Education and Information FAQs Links Contact Call Us 724 463 8636 Email Us indparks gmail com Contact Form How we can help Covered Bridges History At one time Indiana County was home to at least 48 documented covered bridges Locations of many of our lost covered bridges are available on our Historic Covered Bridges map Information about lost covered bridges throughout the USA can be found at www LostBridges org The first bridge in Indiana County was constructed in 1804 at the Campbell s Mill in present day Burrell Township In March of 1804 the Westmoreland County Court authorized 800 for construction of a bridge at the mill of Gen Charles Campbell The cost was to be charged to Indiana County The Campbell s Mill Bridge was approximately 180 feet long The first covered toll bridge in Indiana County was located in Blairsville Construction of the toll bridge was authorized by the PA General Assembly in 1821 By November 1822 the toll bridge was open and remained in use until January 1874 Read more about the Blairsville toll bridge More Information For more extensive information on Indiana County s covered bridges we recommend Country Crossing Indiana County s Covered Bridges published by the Indiana County Genealogical Historical Society The book which includes information on all documented Indiana County covered bridges is available for sale at the Society s Museum located at Wayne Avenue South 6th Street in Indiana PA 15701 Management Maintenance Responsibility for management of the covered

    Original URL path: http://www.indianacountyparks.org/covered_bridges/history.aspx (2016-04-28)
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