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Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site

This covered bridge is the only surviving example of the Burr-arch truss system in Missouri. The bridge was built in 1871 to span the Elk Fork of the Salt River and served travelers on the Paris-Fayette Road through Monroe County for 99 years. Located five miles west of Paris on Hwy 24, four miles south on Hwy C, then west 1/4 mile on a county road.

Location: RFD 1, Box 54, off Hwy C, Stoutsville Missouri 65283 Telephone 573-565-3449

Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Columbia)
Finger Lakes State Park
(Macon)
Long Branch State Park
(Stoutsville)
Mark Twain State Park
(Stoutsville)
Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site

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