Goshen-Bristol Road

For a very long time before it became State Road 15, the stretch between Goshen and Bristol in Elkhart County was known as the Goshen-Bristol Road. The road dates to the 1830s but had a different route then. It was realigned in the 1840s to a more direct route. The road was upgraded to a state highway in the 1920s. Shown is a portion near Jefferson Elementary School in Jefferson Township.

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About historynut11

My name is Tim Ashley and I am a newspaper editor/reporter/photographer in Milford, Indiana, and live in nearby Goshen, Indiana. A deeply held and sincere passion of mine is history and learning from the past. I enjoy a wide variety of history topics, but particularly local history, noted American highways (Lincoln Highway and Route 66), railroad history and the Civil War. I believe we can learn much from the past and that past shapes who we are today. I also enjoy visiting museums and historical sites, as well as taking photos of remnants from the past still standing.
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