Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway A State Scenic Byway
What is a Scenic Byway? For travelers, scenic byways provide an antidote to the monotony of highway travel.  They open up ...
Intrinsic Qualities Create the Byway Experience or Story <ul><li>Archeological </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural  </li></ul><ul><...
 
 
Section 1 3.75 Miles
NEW North Lewisburg Road Covered Bridge
 
 
Pottersburg Covered Bridge
 
 
 
North Lewisburg Multi-Use Trail
Spain Covered Bridge
 
Section 2 and Spur 1 4.60 miles
Fertile farmland of the Big Darby Plains
Historic homes and farms on Middleburg Plain City Road in Allen Township.
NEW Buck Run Road Covered Bridge
 
 
 
Big Darby Creek from Buck Run Road  Covered Bridge
Section 3 7.18 miles
International Life & Mercy Chapel at Sacred Heart Mission Church
Replica of first Union County Courthouse  WWI Veterans’ Monument Liberty Park
Milford Center United Methodist Church
Chinquapin Oak Tree in Milford Center Cemetery
Veterans’ Monument
Holding Vault at edge of Big Darby in Milford Center Cemetery
Spur 2 15.5 miles
 
Native prairie grass and flowers.
Treacle Creek at Milford Center Prairie
Historic home and reconstructed log cabin on St. Rt. 4
Culbertson Bridge on Winget Road
 
 
 
Historic home on St. Rt. 161
Bigelow Bridge on Axe Handle Road
Streng Road Bridge
View of Big Darby Creek from Streng Road Bridge
 
Section 4 5.98 miles
Unionville Center Cemetery
Unionville Center United Methodist Church
“ The Green” in Unionville Center
Big Darby Creek vistas from Unionville Road Bridge
Historic homes on Middleburg Plain City Road in Darby Township.
Darby Plains along Middleburg Plain City Road
SPUR 3 5.92 miles
 
Section 5 2.74 miles
Horn House
Plain City United Methodist Church – built 1902
The Barto & Keiser Hardware Building home of the “Clock Tower.”
Farmers National Bank Building
Monument honoring Plain City’s founder and his family .
 
Big Darby Creek from McKitrick Recreational Fishing Area
Old Post Road Monument
Section 6 3.95 miles
Benefits of a Scenic Byway <ul><li>State Recognition that the roads are special which brings a heightened awareness and re...
Contact Information Sue Irwin Union County Engineer’s Office 937-645-3018 Christy Clark Union County Convention & Visitors...
Bridges of Union County  Full Color Afghan Each Afghan is numbered. $75 Order Forms Available
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  1. 1. Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway A State Scenic Byway
  2. 2. What is a Scenic Byway? For travelers, scenic byways provide an antidote to the monotony of highway travel. They open up vistas and introduce us to places and features that we might otherwise pass by. Byways can be rural, suburban or urban. They can run hundreds of miles or just a short jaunt over to the next town.
  3. 3. Intrinsic Qualities Create the Byway Experience or Story <ul><li>Archeological </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul><ul><li>Historic </li></ul><ul><li>Natural </li></ul><ul><li>Recreational </li></ul><ul><li>Scenic </li></ul>
  4. 6. Section 1 3.75 Miles
  5. 7. NEW North Lewisburg Road Covered Bridge
  6. 10. Pottersburg Covered Bridge
  7. 14. North Lewisburg Multi-Use Trail
  8. 15. Spain Covered Bridge
  9. 17. Section 2 and Spur 1 4.60 miles
  10. 18. Fertile farmland of the Big Darby Plains
  11. 19. Historic homes and farms on Middleburg Plain City Road in Allen Township.
  12. 20. NEW Buck Run Road Covered Bridge
  13. 24. Big Darby Creek from Buck Run Road Covered Bridge
  14. 25. Section 3 7.18 miles
  15. 26. International Life & Mercy Chapel at Sacred Heart Mission Church
  16. 27. Replica of first Union County Courthouse WWI Veterans’ Monument Liberty Park
  17. 28. Milford Center United Methodist Church
  18. 29. Chinquapin Oak Tree in Milford Center Cemetery
  19. 30. Veterans’ Monument
  20. 31. Holding Vault at edge of Big Darby in Milford Center Cemetery
  21. 32. Spur 2 15.5 miles
  22. 34. Native prairie grass and flowers.
  23. 35. Treacle Creek at Milford Center Prairie
  24. 36. Historic home and reconstructed log cabin on St. Rt. 4
  25. 37. Culbertson Bridge on Winget Road
  26. 41. Historic home on St. Rt. 161
  27. 42. Bigelow Bridge on Axe Handle Road
  28. 43. Streng Road Bridge
  29. 44. View of Big Darby Creek from Streng Road Bridge
  30. 46. Section 4 5.98 miles
  31. 47. Unionville Center Cemetery
  32. 48. Unionville Center United Methodist Church
  33. 49. “ The Green” in Unionville Center
  34. 50. Big Darby Creek vistas from Unionville Road Bridge
  35. 51. Historic homes on Middleburg Plain City Road in Darby Township.
  36. 52. Darby Plains along Middleburg Plain City Road
  37. 53. SPUR 3 5.92 miles
  38. 55. Section 5 2.74 miles
  39. 56. Horn House
  40. 57. Plain City United Methodist Church – built 1902
  41. 58. The Barto & Keiser Hardware Building home of the “Clock Tower.”
  42. 59. Farmers National Bank Building
  43. 60. Monument honoring Plain City’s founder and his family .
  44. 62. Big Darby Creek from McKitrick Recreational Fishing Area
  45. 63. Old Post Road Monument
  46. 64. Section 6 3.95 miles
  47. 65. Benefits of a Scenic Byway <ul><li>State Recognition that the roads are special which brings a heightened awareness and recognition of the community </li></ul><ul><li>Increased business, tax revenue and jobs from tourist dollars (gas, food, shopping, attractions) </li></ul><ul><li>Increased publicity of local events which leads to increase in attendance and more </li></ul><ul><li>Federal and State Funding for enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Improved maintenance of roads </li></ul><ul><li>Identification on state highway and auto club maps </li></ul>
  48. 66. Contact Information Sue Irwin Union County Engineer’s Office 937-645-3018 Christy Clark Union County Convention & Visitors Bureau 937-642-6279
  49. 67. Bridges of Union County Full Color Afghan Each Afghan is numbered. $75 Order Forms Available
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