Tag Archives: Plymouth-Goshen Trail

Remnant of county road in Elkhart County

Last week I talked about a road remnant in Kosciusko County. This week I move to the neighboring county to the north in Elkhart County. County Road 44 is an east-west road in the county. To the east part of … Continue reading

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Old farmstead in rural Marshall County

Back in late October 2015 I met a friend for lunch in Plymouth and decided to drive back on the old Plymouth-Goshen Trail, a historic road and still named as such in Marshall County. As I was driving on the … Continue reading

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Remnant road in West Goshen Cemetery

Sometimes history is more obvious, but sometimes it isn’t so obvious. I’ve been in West Goshen Cemetery a few times but it took me a while to arrive at the conclusion there is a remnant of the old Plymouth-Goshen Trail … 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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Remnant of old trail in Marshall County

The Plymouth-Goshen Trail is quite the historic road. It was originally commissioned in 1835 to connect county seats Goshen and Plymouth. It is said the road followed an old Native American trail and at least for part of the road, … Continue reading

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