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Latest News and Updates!
Protecting Long Grove’s Iconic Covered Bridge from Truck crashesread more
The Bridge is Back
Long Grove’s Bridge is re-opened with a new foundation and covering.read more
Bridge Restoration Nears Completion
Fundraising efforts successfully conclude as the refurbishment of Long Grove’s Historic Covered Bridge nears completion.read more
Long Grove’s National Historic Bridge is Saved!
The Long Grove Village Board votes to accept a bid to rebuild the Bridge’s foundation and refurbish the iron infrastructure.read more
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.read more
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.read more
National Historic Register News Expected 2Q18
An update regarding the National Register Listing of Long Grove’s historic bridge is expected the second quarter of 2018.read more
Bridge Update – Get Your Raffle Tickets
News on the bridge expected shortly – get your raffle tickets before it’s too late.read more
Celebrate Our Bridge At Vintage Days
Visit our Save The Bridge booth at Vintage Days.read more
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!read more
Thoughts On Bridge Restoration
Why preserve a historic bridge? Preservation is not a luxury that is considered once all other needs have been satisfied.read more
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.read more