Monthly Archives: January 2019

Hess Cemetery is in Elkhart Township

I’ve mentioned this before, but there is a lot of history associated with cemeteries, especially rural ones. It may seem odd to say that, but not only is there the history of those buried in the cemetery, but also how … Continue reading

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Old iron bridge still in use in Goshen

There are not many of these bridges left in use, at least not in the local area. The older bridges have often been replaced or have been moved elsewhere and no longer carry automobile traffic. Shown in the photo is … Continue reading

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Former church building now a business

The former First Presbyterian Church at the corner of Jackson and Chauncey streets in Columbia City is now a cafĂ©. This historic building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is a beautiful building dating back to when it … Continue reading

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Church building dates to before 1900

Old church buildings are often full of history in many ways. There are memories members of the congregation can share. And what about the building itself? Apparently this church building at Fifth and Madison streets near downtown Goshen dates to … Continue reading

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