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"Make for me a sanctuary and I will dwell in their midst." Exodus 25:8 The Sons of Israel Synagogue (B'nai Israel) was constructed in 1901 in the Romanesque Revival style, designed by South Bend architects Freyemuth and Maurer. The first permane…
This Log Cabin Was Erected In 1820 By Pierre Freischutz Navarre Pioneer Fur-Trader The first white man to settle in this community. The cabin was originally located on the north bank of the St. Joseph River about five-hundred feet northwest of t…
This tablet marks the home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax, Vice President U.S.A. 1869 to 1873, Founder of the Rebekah Degree of I.O.O.F.
Prominent newspaperman andpolitical leader;member of Congress, 1855-1869;Speaker, House of Representatives,1863-1869; andVice-President of the United States,1869-1873.
On this siteSouth Bendwas foundedas a fur trading post in 1823byAlexis Coquillard,who came here fromDetroit, Michigan,representing theAmerican Fur Company.
( Front Plaque ) 1861 —— 1865 In grateful recognition of the patriotism, services, and sacrifices of our soldiers in the war of the Union, we, the people of St. Joseph County,have erected this monument. June 25, 1905 &mdash…
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the Freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America Dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of Fidelity and Loyalty The Crusade To Strengthen Lib…
Lincoln Highway Association, formed 1913, promoted and procured a route from New York to California, Dixie Highway Association, formed 1915, worked similarly from Canada to Florida routes. Highways intersected here and demonstrated the success of …