The Oldest Covered Bridge In Illinois Has Been Around Since 1863

There’s a covered bridge in Princeton, Illinois that is the oldest in the state, and it’s amazing that it is still in working order. This incredible piece of architecture is a sight to see, and you won’t want to miss it. Scroll on for more details.

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For more like this, check out these nine beautiful and historic covered bridges in Illinois.

Address: Princeton, IL 61356, USA