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This Old Bridge

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This Old Bridge
Description: 5-image HDR, f/16, ISO 50, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 @ 150mm. (EoD)
The Davis Ferry Bridge is a through truss bridge built in 1912 that spans the Wabash River. It is open to pedestrians only. Davis Ferry is a part of Tippecanoe County history. The first white man known to have resided in Tippecanoe Township was a Frenchman named William Burnett who establish a trading post between the mouth of Burnett's creek and the Tippecanoe River. Burnett's daughter married John Davis who established a Wabash River ferry near the outlet of Burnett's creek in 1823. The ferry was in operation up until the bridge's construction in 1912.

Uploaded on 8/21/2012 7:29:01 PM

Made with Nikon D4 Digital SLR Camera

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