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The Shieldstown Bridge
World Guide #14-36-02

Shieldstown Bridge

This 231-foot long double-span bridge crosses the East Fork of White River, and was constructed with a Burr Arch truss by J.J. Daniels in 1876. It was bypassed in 1970 and is closed to traffic.

Jackson County was established in 1816 and named in honor of General Andrew Jackson. It is located in South Central Indiana where Brownstown is the County Seat.

Jackson County originally had six (6) covered bridges. Today it has two (2) remaining.

Points of interest in the County include: Starve Hollow State BEach, Jackson-Washington State Forest and Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge.