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Matthews Cumberland Covered Bridge Festival

Walk or drive through the 1877 bridge for unique craft exhibits, live entertainment, a variety of food vendors, antique engines,  a steam-powered sawmill, an antique tractor pull and the world famous Matthews Lions Club frosted malts! Inflatables, horse rides and ABATE tiny tots motorcycles for all the kids in your life to enjoy.  Admission $2,…

Springtime is Here in Grant County

Grant County is the home of “Classic Cool” sports cars, motorcycles, a comic strip cat and an iconic movie star. But the coolest thing that you can do today is to help flatten the curve. With that being said, there still is a cure for cabin fever and that is to enjoy nature! Visiting a…

Cumberland Covered Bridge

The 181-foot covered timbered bridge, built in 1877 and restored in 1999, spans the Mississinewa River at Matthews and is the last remaining covered bridge in Grant County. It was swept from its abutments by the great 1913 flood, and floated a quarter mile downstream. It was later returned to its abutments by horses. The…