Tag Archives: Harrison Township

Old farmhouse part of long family legacy

Very few families can say they have lineage all the way back to the 1830s in the same county. Probably even fewer farm families can claim this too. One exception is the Stutsman family farm in Harrison Township of Elkhart … Continue reading

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Tree line is a clue to the past

There is more to this photo than a farm field and a tree line. Actually the tree line is the focus in this week’s post. I had been researching the history of a Ganger family line dating to the 1830s … Continue reading

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Cabin Hill was in Harrison Township

Part of the interesting history of Elkhart County involves the several small “ghost” communities which no longer exist except in a history book or in someone’s memory. Many of them had nothing much except maybe a post office and a … Continue reading

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