Monthly Archives: December 2013

Jefferson Street marker in Huntington

Huntington is a town rich in local history whether it be railroads, the Wabash and Erie Canal, old houses, old roads and more. Shown is a historic marker on Jefferson Street in downtown Huntington. As you will see on the … Continue reading

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Remnant of electric railway in Elkhart

One form of transportation with a relatively short lived history was the electric interurban railway. Indiana had several of these railway lines that were eventually done in by the most part by the automobile. And northern Indiana was well served … Continue reading

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Former interurban station in Huntington

The city of Huntington has many historic buildings and this is one of them. It is located on West Market Street in downtown Huntington and from 1919 to 1929 served as a passenger station for the Fort Wayne and Wabash … Continue reading

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Old Goshen Road in Whitley County

Today the road doesn’t really take you close to Goshen at all, but many, many years ago it did. Shown is a stretch of the former Huntington-Goshen Road in Whitley County, between South Whitley and Larwill. Now it is known … Continue reading

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Levi Coffin House in Fountain City

I’m going to take a break this week from local history remnants to post something of statewide historical interest. During a summer vacation week, I had a chance to visit the Levi Coffin House in Fountain City, which is in … Continue reading

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