Monthly Archives: March 2016

County road near New Paris was a wagon road

Elkhart County’s present numbering system for county roads dates to the 1920s. Generally speaking, east-west roads have even numbers and north-south roads are odd numbered. The further south you go, the numbers get higher.  Here is County Road 142, west … Continue reading

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Flowing well near Kuhn Lake

Admittedly there is not much to attract those driving by now on a busy state road in Kosciusko County. There is a well with a sign next to it that simply says “Point of Interest.” But that wasn’t the case … Continue reading

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Forest Grove Cemetery and small community

On County Road 24, just east of State Road 13, south of Middlebury in Middlebury Township, Elkhart County, is the Forest Grove Cemetery. It’s a typical rural cemetery. But it is also part of Elkhart County history in that there … Continue reading

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Route of Old 15 near Warsaw

Today heavy traffic travels on State Road 15 in Kosciusko County. And it has since the 1930s, though in the early years there were not nearly as many cars on the road as there are today. But this was not … Continue reading

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