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Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax

 
 
Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
1. Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 1916 by Schuyler Rebekah Lodge No. 39 and Schuyler Colfax Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 41° 40.668′ N, 86° 15.474′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Colfax Ave and Taylor St, on the right when traveling west on W. Colfax Ave. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 W. Colfax Ave, South Bend IN 46601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax (here, next to this marker); St. Joseph County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lincoln & Dixie Highways (approx. 0.4 miles away); On This Site South Bend Was Founded (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Rose (approx. half a mile away); The Sons of Israel Synagogue (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Freischutz Navarre Log Cabin (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in South Bend.
 
More about this marker. The small tablet above the main tablet
Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
2. Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax Marker
states, "The Schuyler Colfax Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution assisted in marking this site May 1929."
 
Regarding Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax. The home of Schuyler Colfax no longer exists at this site. The building on the site was built in 1928 for the Progress Club of South Bend.
 
Also see . . .  Schuyler Colfax - The United States Senate. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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