Monthly Archives: November 2011

Former Dewey School

Shown is the old one room schoolhouse originally known as Dewey School. The school was named after Charles Dewey, who settled on the property in the 1850s. The school later took on the name Pleasant Hill. This building was built … Continue reading

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Railroad overpass

Not very many railroad bridges like this are still around anymore. The deck plate girder bridge, with stone and concrete abutments, was built in the early 1890s. A closer look at the stones reveals they are sandstone. One can imagine … Continue reading

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Reminder of former farm

Abandoned farm barns are fairly common in northern Indiana, but this one tends to stand out a bit more because it is a pretty large one. It is along County Road 45 near Ox Bow County Park in Elkhart County. … Continue reading

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Historic country church

Shown is the former Concord Church in Van Buren Township on Rookstool Road, east of Milford in Kosciusko County. According to some history accounts, it was the first church building erected in the township in the 1840s. This is not … Continue reading

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