Monthly Archives: December 2016

Reminder of old Pennsylvania Railroad

This may be the first time I’ve ever posted something on Local Remnants on Christmas Day. I wish everyone a very Merry Christmas! I’m thankful for those who read my blog and have an interest in local history. I feel … Continue reading

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Old mill building still standing in Leesburg

One of the most common structures associated with agriculture is the grain elevator or mill. A few of the older mills remain standing, such as this one in Leesburg, Kosciusko County, known as the Old Leesburg Mill. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Old National Road in Wayne County

This week I’ll take a break from local history to delve into some history of the area I grew up in. In the spring of 2015 I visited the area of Centerville, Indiana, in Wayne County to see some old … Continue reading

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Ghost community of Locke in Elkhart County

Elkhart County, and other counties, has several “ghost” communities. They were actually platted and may at one time have had several businesses and residents, but today have little, if anything. One example is Locke, Locke Township, north of Nappanee roughly … Continue reading

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