Cumberland Covered Bridge

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Also known as: Matthews Covered Bridge
CR 1000 over Mississinewa River, Matthews, Indiana

Covered bridge over Mississinewa River on CR 990E in Matthews

Photos 

Vintage postcard view

Map 

Description 

In March of 1913 a flood washed the bridge downstream. It was returned and placed 3 feet higher than before.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 22, 1978
Reference number
78000032
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Current function
Road-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1877
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2016: New photos from Jim Allen
  • October 3, 2014: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

Sources