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Cedar Bridge

Cedar Bridge Rd, Winterset, IA 50273
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Sorry this has been vandalized

So sorry for the acts of vandalism that have been perpetrated on the Cedar Bridge. I like that the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
travel4fun50
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midwest
So sad

Unfortunately this bridge was destroyed by arson on April 15th, 2017. When we arrived it was bring... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
doupnikka
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Roanoke, Virginia
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“drive thru” (3 reviews)
“picnic area” (3 reviews)
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Cedar Bridge Rd, Winterset, IA 50273
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"replica"
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

So sorry for the acts of vandalism that have been perpetrated on the Cedar Bridge. I like that the town is trying to raise money to rebuild it. You need those bridges.

Thank travel4fun50
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this bridge was destroyed by arson on April 15th, 2017. When we arrived it was bring repaired but it will be awhile before it is completed. Apparently you can follow the progress of it being rebuilt on Facebook at Rebuild Cedar Bridge. In Robert...More

Thank doupnikka
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Travels aren't complete unless you see them all. This one was the focal point of a destination which included picnic spots and walking paths. So sad to see it all burned, but a lesson here. Inaccessible to the public, but you can still see it...More

Thank Jenny R
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Cedar Covered Bridge is one of the six remaining covered bridges of Madison County, Iowa. 76 feet long, built in 1883, and was one of 19 original covered bridges built in Madison County. In 1921, Cedar was moved by steam-powered tractor to its present location...More

Thank lanceo53
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The only covered bridge that you could drive across. We didn't get to do that because some idiot burned it down. Fundraising has begun to rebuild the bridge. It's the second time an arsonist has destroyed this landmark.

Thank reindeerlvr
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Cedar Bridge is a beautiful covered bridge with free parking. You can walk through it as well as all the others in the area. Inside you see the wooden trusses in the ceiling and all the names of people who have visited it in recent...More

Thank Diane F
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The first bridge we stopped to see and unfortunately it was burnt. The guy at the hotel told us this is the second time it was burnt down. It’s the only bridge you could drive thru but obviously not right now. I hope they are...More

Thank srosas
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Not sure how to rate this one --- it WAS a nice bridge and the only left that you could still drive thru. Sadly, it was burned (again!) in April, so needless to say, no longer can drive thru it. There is still parking there...More

Thank Sherry C
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A short distance northeast of Winterset is Cedar Bridge which was built in 1883 and replaced in2004 after an arson fire in 2002, and heavily damaged again in April 2017 by arson. This is one of the two bridges used in the movie, "Bridges of...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

The bridge has burnt.The frame is still there, but it is all blackened from a fire. Small picnic area near the bridge.

Thank ladyme1
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