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Wabash Railroad came through New Paris

Many likely have memories of the old Wabash Railroad. Several miles of track were once located in northern Indiana for the Wabash. On its east-west route across northern Indiana, it came through Elkhart County. In the small town of New … Continue reading

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Old State Road 15 in New Paris

In the much earlier days of state highways, it was very common for those roads to go through the middle of a town or city. One example is the original version of State Road 15 in Indiana, known today as … Continue reading

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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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