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A Blast from the Past!

If you are in the area, you must visit this lovely, old, red covered bridge. The bridge is just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peoria, Illinois
A real landmark

We stopped by the bridge today. It is in good shape. There I'd s small park next to the bridge but... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Kurt R
DeKalb, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in the area, you must visit this lovely, old, red covered bridge. The bridge is just out the small village of Princeton, IL, and any of the locals will be happy to point the way. The bridge has been well-maintained and is...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped by the bridge today. It is in good shape. There I'd s small park next to the bridge but it could use z little work.

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

What a gorgeous bridge! And the surrounding area is so quiet and peaceful!! Loved it so much! Wonderful to see such a well preserved piece of history!

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Princeton is known for its two covered bridges, Captain Swift and the Red Covered bridge. I recently took cousins from Germany to see both. They had seen Bridges of Madison County and were charmed and delighted by our beautiful bridges. They are placed in parklike...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I found a treasue map at my grandma's house outside of Princeton that led me to this bridge. I went on a cold, damp day that reminded me of of the day my brothers and I stormed the beaches in Normandy. Appraching the bridge I...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This beautiful, historical covered bridge is just a few miles up the road, whether you come on 80, 26 or 34. It crosses over a stream that is perfect for photo ops and other water interests and reminds visitors of a different time in history.

Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A great place to visit all seasons. Beautiful with the snow and the approaching of spring and beautiful in the fall.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Nice bridge to visit. Not a whole lot else to see or do. Worth the drive to see it, but don’t plan on spending much time there.

Thank Josh N
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoy this bridge very well. This is my second time this kind of bridge. Go see this kind of bridge before you go

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Cute little bridge parking is good great place to take pictures the only thing is it is only one lane and people don’t take turns or wait for their turn had to back up to avoid being hit

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