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World Guide #14-70-08

Norris Ford Bridge

Crossing Big Flatrock River and constructed with a Burr Arch truss, this 167 foot long structure was built by E.L. Kennedy in 1916 and is still open to traffic.

Established in 1821 the county named in honor of Dr. Benjamin Rush who was the first Professor of Chemistry at the College of Philadelphia, an Anti-Slavery activist, member of the Continental Congress and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Rush county is located in East Central Indiana where Rushville is the County Seat.

Rush County originally had nineteen (19) covered bridges. Today it has six (6) remaining.

Points of interest in the County include its Kennedy covered bridges as well as the Little and Big Blue Rivers.