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Bridge Damaged

Only days after being placed on the nation’s National Historic Register, Long Grove’s iconic bridge was severely damaged by an over-size, over-weight truck.

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Bridge Listed on National Register

Long Grove’s Buffalo Creek Bridge, more commonly known as the Long Grove Covered Bridge, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service of the United Stated of America.

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State Nominates Bridge To National Register

The State voted unanimously to submit our bridge to the National Historic Register, officially becoming the most historic thing in all of Long Grove. Let your Village Trustees know you want to save this bridge!

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Why is the Bridge Historic?

Long Grove’s Covered Bridge is historic because it is a rare surviving example of a classic bridge design and it continues to perform the same function in the same place, just as it has for over 100 years. The design retains it’s integrity and the pedestrian walkway feature makes it stand out against the few peers that it has.

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Bridge Painting Raffle

Fancy a gorgeous original water color of our historic covered bridge hanging in your living room? With a little luck and a small investment in some raffle tickets it can happen!

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