Fourth Annual Williams Covered Bridge Dinner officially set for Saturday, September 10th

LAWRENCE COUNTY – The 4th Annual Williams Covered Bridge Dinner is officially set for Saturday, September 10th, and is anticipating 200 attendees this year.

The event will begin at 4 p.m. as attendees gather at their tables, with dinner set to begin at 5 p.m. There will be parking available at the Williams Dam Parking Lot.

The cost is $30 per person, with proceeds from the event being used to help the Williams Community Center with future projects. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Lawrence County Tourism office at 533 West Main Street in Mitchell.

You can call Lawrence County Tourism to reserve tickets at (812) 849-1090. Tickets must be picked up no later than Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Last year’s event brought out more than 150 attendees with social distancing between tables. The event started as a bicentennial project in 2018 and has boasted as many as 350 people in attendance in past gatherings.

The Williams Covered Bridge was built in 1884 by Joseph J. Daniels and remains one of Indiana’s longest double-span covered bridges. The bridge spans the East Fork of the White River. It is a Howe Truss design, a length of 402 feet including 13 feet overhangs, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.