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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Parke County, Indiana.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Parke County, Indiana, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.

There are 46 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including one National Historic Landmark. Another 3 properties were once listed but have been removed.

Properties and districts located in incorporated areas display the name of the municipality, while properties and districts in unincorporated areas display the name of their civil township. Properties and districts split between multiple jurisdictions display the names of all jurisdictions.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Arch in the Town of Marshall
Arch in the Town of Marshall
December 26, 1985
(#85003127)
Main and Guion Sts.
39°50′51″N 87°11′15″W / 39.847500°N 87.187500°W / 39.847500; -87.187500 (Arch in the Town of Marshall)
Marshall
2 Beeson Bridge
Beeson Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78003447)
East of Rockville at Billie Creek Village
39°45′48″N 87°12′23″W / 39.763222°N 87.206389°W / 39.763222; -87.206389 (Beeson Bridge)
Adams Township
3 Big Rocky Fork Bridge
Big Rocky Fork Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000383)
Southeast of Mansfield on Greencastle Rd.
39°40′32″N 87°06′06″W / 39.675556°N 87.101667°W / 39.675556; -87.101667 (Big Rocky Fork Bridge)
Jackson Township
4 Billie Creek Bridge
Billie Creek Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000384)
East of Rockville off U.S. Route 36 at Billie Creek Village
39°45′41″N 87°12′23″W / 39.761389°N 87.206389°W / 39.761389; -87.206389 (Billie Creek Bridge)
Adams Township
5 Bowsher Ford Bridge
Bowsher Ford Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000385)
North of Rockville
39°55′47″N 87°21′06″W / 39.929722°N 87.351667°W / 39.929722; -87.351667 (Bowsher Ford Bridge)
Liberty Township
6 Bridgeton Bridge
Bridgeton Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000386)
North of Bridgeton
39°38′58″N 87°10′34″W / 39.649444°N 87.176111°W / 39.649444; -87.176111 (Bridgeton Bridge)
Raccoon Township Arsoned in 2005
7 Bridgeton Historic District
Bridgeton Historic District
September 4, 1992
(#92001167)
Roughly bounded by the northern bank of Big Raccoon Creek, George and Clark Sts., Mill Alley, and the alley east of Main St. at Bridgeton
39°38′54″N 87°10′35″W / 39.648333°N 87.176389°W / 39.648333; -87.176389 (Bridgeton Historic District)
Raccoon Township
8 Catlin Bridge
Catlin Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000387)
North of Rockville off U.S. Route 41
39°47′30″N 87°14′18″W / 39.791667°N 87.238333°W / 39.791667; -87.238333 (Catlin Bridge)
Adams Township
9 Conley's Ford Bridge
Conley's Ford Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000388)
East of Bridgeton
39°39′34″N 87°07′59″W / 39.659444°N 87.133056°W / 39.659444; -87.133056 (Conley's Ford Bridge)
Raccoon Township
10 Cox Ford Bridge
Cox Ford Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000390)
North of Rockville off U.S. Route 41
39°53′07″N 87°13′25″W / 39.885278°N 87.223611°W / 39.885278; -87.223611 (Cox Ford Bridge)
Penn Township
11 Crooks Bridge
Crooks Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000391)
North of Bridgeton
39°43′26″N 87°11′22″W / 39.723889°N 87.189444°W / 39.723889; -87.189444 (Crooks Bridge)
Adams Township
12 Lancelot C. Ewbank House
Lancelot C. Ewbank House
September 26, 1988
(#88001578)
County Road 102E between 1200N and 300E, east of Tangier
39°55′24″N 87°12′58″W / 39.923333°N 87.216111°W / 39.923333; -87.216111 (Lancelot C. Ewbank House)
Sugar Creek Township
13 Joseph Finney House
Joseph Finney House
December 20, 2002
(#02001564)
County Road 217, northwest of Bloomingdale
39°51′35″N 87°16′18″W / 39.859722°N 87.271667°W / 39.859722; -87.271667 (Joseph Finney House)
Penn Township
14 William B. & Laura Guthrie House
March 4, 2020
(#100005041)
7459 North US 41
39°52′22″N 87°14′03″W / 39.8729°N 87.2343°W / 39.8729; -87.2343 (William B. & Laura Guthrie House)
Bloomingdale vicinity
15 Harry Evans Bridge
Harry Evans Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000392)
Southeast of Mecca off Old Greencastle Rd.
39°39′43″N 87°17′40″W / 39.661944°N 87.294444°W / 39.661944; -87.294444 (Harry Evans Bridge)
Florida Township
16 William Hill Polygonal Barn
William Hill Polygonal Barn
April 2, 1993
(#93000186)
Academy St.
39°49′48″N 87°15′05″W / 39.830000°N 87.251389°W / 39.830000; -87.251389 (William Hill Polygonal Barn)
Bloomingdale
17 Jackson Bridge
Jackson Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000393)
North of Rockville
39°52′48″N 87°16′57″W / 39.88°N 87.2825°W / 39.88; -87.2825 (Jackson Bridge)
Penn Township Longest single span covered bridge in Indiana
18 Jeffries Ford Bridge
Jeffries Ford Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000394)
Southwest of Bridgeton
39°37′49″N 87°12′30″W / 39.630278°N 87.208333°W / 39.630278; -87.208333 (Jeffries Ford Bridge)
Raccoon Township
19 Leatherwood Station Bridge
Leatherwood Station Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000397)
East of Rockville at Billie Creek Village
39°48′54″N 87°17′56″W / 39.815°N 87.298889°W / 39.815; -87.298889 (Leatherwood Station Bridge)
Adams Township
20 Richard Lieber Log Cabin
Richard Lieber Log Cabin
May 4, 2001
(#01000403)
Turkey Run State Park, north of Marshall
39°53′06″N 87°12′25″W / 39.885000°N 87.206944°W / 39.885000; -87.206944 (Richard Lieber Log Cabin)
Sugar Creek Township
21 Lusk Home and Mill Site
Lusk Home and Mill Site
October 29, 1974
(#74000017)
Off State Road 47 in Turkey Run State Park, north of Marshall
39°53′29″N 87°11′08″W / 39.891389°N 87.185556°W / 39.891389; -87.185556 (Lusk Home and Mill Site)
Sugar Creek Township
22 Mansfield Bridge
Mansfield Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000399)
Off State Road 59 at Mansfield
39°40′32″N 87°06′06″W / 39.675556°N 87.101667°W / 39.675556; -87.101667 (Mansfield Bridge)
Jackson Township
23 Mansfield Roller Mill
Mansfield Roller Mill
December 7, 1990
(#90001788)
Mansfield Rd. at Big Raccoon Creek at Mansfield
39°40′37″N 87°06′06″W / 39.676944°N 87.101667°W / 39.676944; -87.101667 (Mansfield Roller Mill)
Jackson Township
24 Marshall Bridge
Marshall Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000400)
North of Rockville
39°53′00″N 87°19′35″W / 39.883333°N 87.326389°W / 39.883333; -87.326389 (Marshall Bridge)
Liberty Township
25 McAllister Bridge
McAllister Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000398)
North of Bridgeton
39°42′34″N 87°11′30″W / 39.709444°N 87.191667°W / 39.709444; -87.191667 (McAllister Bridge)
Adams Township
26 Mecca Bridge
Mecca Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000401)
Off U.S. Route 41
39°43′45″N 87°19′29″W / 39.729167°N 87.324722°W / 39.729167; -87.324722 (Mecca Bridge)
Mecca
27 Melcher Bridge
Melcher Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000402)
East of Montezuma
39°47′20″N 87°20′06″W / 39.788889°N 87.335°W / 39.788889; -87.335 (Melcher Bridge)
Reserve Township
28 Mill Creek Bridge
Mill Creek Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000403)
North of Rockville
39°54′30″N 87°21′38″W / 39.908333°N 87.360556°W / 39.908333; -87.360556 (Mill Creek Bridge)
Liberty Township
29 Narrows Bridge
Narrows Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000404)
North of Rockville off State Road 47
39°53′28″N 87°11′07″W / 39.891111°N 87.185278°W / 39.891111; -87.185278 (Narrows Bridge)
Sugar Creek Township
30 Neet Bridge
Neet Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000405)
North of Bridgeton
39°42′06″N 87°11′52″W / 39.701667°N 87.197778°W / 39.701667; -87.197778 (Neet Bridge)
Adams Township
31 Nevins Bridge
Nevins Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000406)
Northwest of Bridgeton
39°41′04″N 87°12′45″W / 39.684444°N 87.2125°W / 39.684444; -87.2125 (Nevins Bridge)
Raccoon Township
32 Phillips Bridge
Phillips Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000407)
Southeast of Montezuma off U.S. Route 36
39°46′20″N 87°19′21″W / 39.772222°N 87.3225°W / 39.772222; -87.3225 (Phillips Bridge)
Wabash Township
33 Portland Mills Bridge
Portland Mills Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000408)
East of Marshall off State Road 47
39°51′39″N 87°05′20″W / 39.860750°N 87.088889°W / 39.860750; -87.088889 (Portland Mills Bridge)
Greene Townshuip Oldest covered bridge in Parke County
34 Rockville Chautauqua Pavilion
Rockville Chautauqua Pavilion
March 12, 1999
(#99000301)
College St. and Mecca Rd.
39°45′35″N 87°14′06″W / 39.759722°N 87.235°W / 39.759722; -87.235 (Rockville Chautauqua Pavilion)
Rockville
35 Rockville Historic District
Rockville Historic District
May 27, 1993
(#93000471)
Roughly bounded by Howard Ave. and Jefferson, High, and College Sts.
39°45′47″N 87°13′51″W / 39.763056°N 87.230833°W / 39.763056; -87.230833 (Rockville Historic District)
Rockville
36 Roseville Bridge
Roseville Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000409)
Southeast of Mecca off Old Greencastle Rd.
39°39′09″N 87°17′37″W / 39.6525°N 87.293611°W / 39.6525; -87.293611 (Roseville Bridge)
Florida Township
37 Rush Creek Bridge
Rush Creek Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000410)
North of Rockville
39°53′56″N 87°18′53″W / 39.898889°N 87.314722°W / 39.898889; -87.314722 (Rush Creek Bridge)
Liberty Township
38 Sim Smith Bridge
Sim Smith Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000411)
Southeast of Montezuma off U.S. Route 36
39°46′24″N 87°19′52″W / 39.773333°N 87.331111°W / 39.773333; -87.331111 (Sim Smith Bridge)
Wabash Township
39 State Sanitorium Bridge
State Sanitorium Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000412)
East of Rockville off U.S. Route 36
39°46′52″N 87°08′42″W / 39.781111°N 87.145000°W / 39.781111; -87.145000 (State Sanitorium Bridge)
Adams and Washington Townships
40 Thorpe Ford Bridge
Thorpe Ford Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000413)
Southeast of Mecca on Rosedale Catlin Rd.
39°38′13″N 87°15′59″W / 39.636944°N 87.266389°W / 39.636944; -87.266389 (Thorpe Ford Bridge)
Florida Township
41 Turkey Run State Park
Turkey Run State Park
March 14, 2019
(#100003505)
Roughly bounded by IN 47, Narrows, Coxford & the E-W leg of Smedley Rds.
39°43′30″N 87°19′54″W / 39.725000°N 87.331667°W / 39.725000; -87.331667 (Turkey Run State Park)
Marshall
42 Wabash Township Graded School
Wabash Township Graded School
June 22, 1987
(#87000950)
S. Montezuma St.
39°43′30″N 87°19′54″W / 39.725000°N 87.331667°W / 39.725000; -87.331667 (Wabash Township Graded School)
Mecca
43 West Union Bridge
West Union Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000414)
North of Montezuma
39°51′18″N 87°20′09″W / 39.855°N 87.335833°W / 39.855; -87.335833 (West Union Bridge)
Union Township
44 Wilkins Mill Bridge
Wilkins Mill Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000415)
North of Rockville off U.S. Route 41
39°53′54″N 87°13′59″W / 39.898333°N 87.233056°W / 39.898333; -87.233056 (Wilkins Mill Bridge)
Sugar Creek Township
45 W.H. York Round Barn
W.H. York Round Barn
September 16, 1993
(#93000949)
County Road 249, 0.5 miles southeast of Lodi
39°56′39″N 87°23′44″W / 39.944167°N 87.395556°W / 39.944167; -87.395556 (W.H. York Round Barn)
Liberty
46 Zacke Cox Bridge
Zacke Cox Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000416)
Southeast of Mecca off U.S. Route 41
39°41′43″N 87°17′09″W / 39.695278°N 87.285833°W / 39.695278; -87.285833 (Zacke Cox Bridge)
Florida Township

Former listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Coal Creek Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000389)
November 30, 1992
East of Cayuga
Cayuga
2 Jessup Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000395)
February 20, 1990
East of Rockville
Rockville Destroyed in 1989.
3 J.H. Russell Bridge
December 22, 1978
(#78000396)
February 20, 1990
North of Rockville
Rockville Torn down in 1983.
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