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Eldean Covered Bridge, Troy

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The Eldean Covered Bridge is a historic covered bridge spanning the Great Miami River in Miami County, Ohio north of Troy. Built in 1860, it is one of the nation's finest surviving examples of a Long truss, patented in 1830 by engineer Stephen H. Long. At 224 feet (68 m) in length for its two spans, it is the longest surviving example of its type. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2016.
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  • You can walk or drive through this covered bridge. It sits across the road from a cemetery that had a lot of really unique headstones  more »
  • Maybe it’s because I grew up here and drive by and through all the time it doesn’t make as big of impact on me. It is a cool old bridge and if you’re interested in covered bridges it’s worth the...  more »
  • constructed in1860. A nice piece of preserved history.
  • Nice and quiet and always fun to drive through the bridge with the kids.

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