Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site


Location:3 miles west of Laclede on US 36, and 1 mile northeast on a gravel road (Danube Drive) in Linn County.
Facilities:Picnic area.
Special Features:Originally known as the Linn County Bridge, at 151 feet this bridge is the longest of the four remaining covered bridges in the state. The Howe-truss bridge was built in 1868 and housed America's first transcontinental road, Route 8. Bridge is reached by a quarter-mile walk down a historic road.
Address:c/o Gen. John J Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
1100 Pershing Dr
Laclede, MO 64651

Phone:660-963-2525
Web: www.mostateparks.com/locustbridge.htm
Size: 32 acres.

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