Monthly Archives: November 2014

Building in York Township was once a hotel

In a previous post I shared some of the history behind the old schoolhouse building in the unincorporated community of Vistula in York Township, Elkhart County. Just north of the old schoolhouse is another building with historical significance. It was … Continue reading

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Jefferson Theater building still stands on Main Street

Before bypasses, four-lane highways, toll roads and interstates took a lot of traffic away from downtown in cities and towns, Main Street was the vital hub. Many of the old roads, such as the Lincoln Highway in Goshen, went right … Continue reading

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Trace of old county road remains in Concord Township

I’ve mentioned this before on Local Remnants, but an excellent resource for former road alignment information in Elkhart County┬áis old road right of way maps by township available through the county surveyor’s office. I now have copies of many of … Continue reading

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Well known band camp was in Syracuse

What is summer without going to some type of camp? On the fringes of Syracuse in Kosciusko County, not far from the Elkhart County line, was a band camp that was known literally on a national level. It was known … Continue reading

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