The Oldest Covered Bridge Near Detroit Has Been Around Since 1832

Ready for a fun history lesson? Metro Detroit is brimming with nods to the past, from long-standing automotive plants to military forts and everything in between. Few structures are more charming than a covered bridge, and there’s one near the Motor City that stands as a remnant of times gone by. Read on to learn about the oldest covered bridge near Detroit.

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To learn more about this covered bridge near Detroit, click here. Have you checked out Ackley Covered Bridge during previous visits to Greenfield Village? Will you drop by again in the future? Share your thoughts and experiences with us in the comment section below!

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