COVERED BRIDGES OF GIBSON COUNTY

 
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Gibson County is home to two remaining covered bridges. Red Bridge over Big Bayou Creek in southern Gibson County was built in 1875.
The Wheeling Bridge, spanning the Patoka River northeast of Princeton, was built in 1877. In 2000, the Wheeling Bridge under went a major renovation, which included beautiful new landscaping courtesy of the Gibson County Master Gardeners.
Driving Directions:
Red Covered Bridge:
Driving Directions to Red Bridge: From I-64, take IN S.R. 165 North at the Poseyville exit, turning west onto County Road 875 South. Follow County Road 875 South and County Road 1250 West to County Road 850 South. Travel west for 4 miles on County Road 850 South; right onto County Road 1675 West, travel 2 miles, then west onto County Road 650
Wheeling Covered Bridge:
From I-64, take US Hwy 41 North to IN S.R. 64 East through Princeton to County Road 550 East. Travel north on County Road 550 East approximately 5 miles to County Road 400 North. Travel east on County Road 400 North Approximately 1/4 mile to the bridge.
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