Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site


Location:5 miles west of Paris on US 24 and 3 miles south on Highway C, then west 0.25 miles on a county road in Monroe County.
Special Features:This covered bridge is the only surviving example in Missouri of the Burr-arch truss system. Built in 1871 to span the Elk Fork of the Salt River, the bridge served travelers on the Paris-to-Fayette Road through Monroe County for 99 years.
Address:c/o Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site
37352 Shrine Rd
Florida, MO 65283

Phone:573-565-3449
Web: www.mostateparks.com/unionbridge.htm
Size: 1 acre.

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