back to previous page

Red Covered Bridge


This covered bridge is located 1 1/2 miles north of Princeton on Rt. 26. One of five remaining covered bridges in Illinois, this bridge was built in 1863 and is still open to traffic. It crosses Big Bureau Creek and was once part of the Peoria-Galena Trail. This beautiful landmark is a delight for artists, photograpers and nature lovers. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The 149 foot span was built at a cost of $3,148.57.

Location & Nearby Attractions
What's Nearby
Click tags for related items
You may also like...

Owen Lovejoy Homestead


Princeton Public Library


Hoffman's Patterns of the Past