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This bridge was built in 1868. At 151 feet, it is the longest of the four surviving covered bridges in Missouri. Once spanning Locust Creek, it carried Route 8, the nation's first transcontinental highway. The site is managed by Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site.

Route 36, 3 miles west of Laclede; north on Danube Drive, 1 mile; then east on Dart Road.

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16597 Dart Road
Meadville, MO 64659

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General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Travelers With Disabilities Information
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Smoking Policy
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Pet Policy
Service Animals Welcome
Pets On Leash Allowed
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission