Tag Archives: Waterford Mills

Old road alignment near Waterford Mills

County Road 40 has become a much busier road since the construction project started on Kercher Road, or County Road 38. It is particularly busy from Waterford Mills to the west. Shown is an old alignment for County Road 40 … Continue reading

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Log cabin in Waterford Mills

Log cabins remind us, of course, of the very early days of settlement. They were literally built by hand from the resources of the earth. Obviously there were no lumber stores or anything else of the sort. Settlers used what … Continue reading

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Sparklin Cemetery one of county’s oldest

The very old cemeteries in Elkhart County are an integral part of the county’s history. In Elkhart Township is the Sparklin Cemetery. It is on the west side of State Road 15 (which at one time was the Logansport-White Pigeon … Continue reading

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