Monthly Archives: November 2013

County Road 44 in Benton Township

County Road 44 in Benton Township, Elkhart County, has an interesting history. The road dates back to the early days of the county when it was once known as Prickett’s Mill to Fort Wayne Road. There were mills in and … Continue reading

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Booneville Cemetery in Whitley County

If you can picture an old country cemetery with tombstones dating to the Civil War years or even earlier, this would be it. Booneville Cemetery is located in Richland Township, Whitley County, at the intersection of county roads 950 West … Continue reading

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Former Nappanee train depot

The former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad line, now owned by CSX, came through Nappanee in Elkhart on its trek across northern Indiana and ultimately to Chicago. Nappanee had a train station and the building is still standing as shown in … Continue reading

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Old building in Bristol

According to an inventory of historic structures in Elkhart County published in 2005, this building was originally built in either the 1830s or 1840s. It is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of State Roads 120 and 15 … Continue reading

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