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Perche Creek Covered Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost covered bridge over Perche Creek west of Columbia, near the modern I-70 crossing
Location
Boone County, Missouri
Status
Removed 1931 after a new bridge was built on US 40 in 1924
History
Built 1851 by Travis Burroughs for $2,500
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 7
Inventory number
BH 20911 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2008: Updated by David B. Haun: Updated categories

Sources 

  • "Missouri's Covered Bridges" - Article by Dorothy Caldwell in the Jan. 1967 issue of Missouri Historical Review (Vol. LXI, No. 2)
  • David B. Haun