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The Seal Barn Bridge
World Guide #14-24-10

The Seal Barn Bridge is located on private property. The bridge was built by George Reuss in 1905 with a Queen Post truss structure, and is 56 feet long. It crosses Big Cedar Creek and is desperately in need of repair.

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.