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The Wallace Bridge
World Guide #14-23-01

Wallace Bridge

This 81-foot long structure was built by Barnhart and Aherns in 1871. It is constructed with a Howe truss and crosses Sugar Mill Creek. The Wallace Bridge is closed to traffic.

Established in 1825 and named in honor of frontiersman Major Fountain, Fountain County is located in West Central Indiana where Covington is the County Seat.

Fountain County originally had six (6) covered bridges. Today it has three (3) remaining.

Points of interest in the County include: Attica along the Wabash River, Portland Arch and Bear Creek Canyon.