Attractions


Be sure to check out all the attractions available in Bridgeton, from food to antiques, we have it for you!  While you're enjoying your stay please be sure to visit both the Grist Mill and the Covered Bridge.

Bridgeton 1878 House

Shop for unique gifts, handmade crafts, antiques, and collectibles. Visit our Christmas room and check out the new Kitchen Corner. Originally built in 1878, the two-story Victorian house was the millerís home. Open weekends April-December, all special events and Covered Bridge Festival.

1822 Case Log Cabin

Shop for rustic gifts, cast iron cookware, handmade crafts, baskets, and pottery. Take a free tour and hear the history of the cabin and hearth cooking info. Field trips available, call 765-548-2136. The Cabin was the original home of the Case family in Parke County. Open weekends April-December, all special events and Covered Bridge Festival.

Conley Ford 1907

The Conley Ford bridge is located about 2 miles east of Bridgeton.  There are 29 other covered bridges and another old mill located in the county.  Free maps are available at the Bridgeton Mill, April through November.

 

Bridgeton Country Store

The Country Store was built sometime between 1884-1886.  Today the building functions as both a gift shop and a restaurant.  The Bridgeton Country Store is open for most festivals.

East Side of Street
(Looking North Towards Downtown)

The east side of the street, when facing towards downtown, contains both the Crooks Manor and the Baldridge house.  Crooks Manor, which was built in 1883, now functions as a private home, whereas the Baldridge house, built in 1906, functions as a business.

East Side of Downtown Bridgeton (Looking South)

The East side of downtown features the Piney Ridge Mercantile, open for some festivals, the Old Firehouse, open during the Covered Bridge Festival only, the Bridgeton Country Store, open for most festivals, the 1879 Jones House, and the small building at the end, the Bridgeton Bank.  These are all open for the Covered Bridge Festival.

 

1892 Iron Bridge

The iron bridge is located about one mile east of Bridgeton.

Ye Olde Covered Bridge Shoppe & the Old Lodge

Visit the Olde Covered Bridge Shoppe (left) for gifts and collectibles. The brick Lodge building was originally built in 1869 by Dr. Crooks and is the oldest building in town. Under new ownership it will be opening soon!

Bridgeton Mill

The Bridgeton mill was established in 1823 and rebuilt in 1870.  The image was taken from the north.  The mill has been family owned and operated for over 180 years, although not by the same family.  The mill grinds wheat into flour and corn into meal with 200 year-old French Buhr stones.  The mill is open April thru November, Thursday thru Monday, 10AM - "til- tired"

West Side of the Street (Looking North)

The 1892 Yellow Building is open during the Covered Bridge Festival.  While visiting Bridgeton be sure to check out the Bridgeton post office where you can get a postcard and have it postmarked from Bridgeton!

Bridgeton 1925 School

The once public school now serves as a private home.

Southwest Side of Street

The southwest side of the street includes the 1904 Collom's General Store, the 1874 Old Town Hall, and the 1932 Station.  These buildings are all open for the Covered Bridge Festival.

 

 
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