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The Stockheughter Bridge
World Guide #14-24-05

Stockheughter Bridge

This 92-foot long bridge crosses Salt Creek. It was constructed in 1887 using a Howe truss, and is still open to traffic.

Franklin County was established in 1811, before Indiana became a State, and is named for Benjamin Franklin. The county is located in Southeastern Indiana and the County Seat is Brookville.

Franklin County originally had twenty-two (22) covered bridges. Today it has four (4) remaining covered bridges.

Points of interest in the County include: The Convent and Academy of the Immaculate Conception, the Village of Spires in Oldenburg and Mounds State Recreation Area.