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Mishawaka in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute

1846 - 1868

 
 
The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
1. The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute Marker
Inscription. Opposite the south end of Main Street at 4th Street stood the two-storied, red brick Institute Building, where the Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute classes were held. This was a Free school for Mishawaka children and a Select school for advanced study and teacher training, supported by the village, with an enrollment of over two hundred students from the town and surrounding area.
 
Erected 1968. (Marker Number 71.1968.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 39.539′ N, 86° 10.844′ W. Marker is in Mishawaka, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main St and W. 4th St on S. Main St. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 S. Main St, Mishawaka IN 46544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dodge Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Dam Across The St. Joseph River / Power Race (approx. 0.3 miles away); Perkins Windmill (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph Iron Works (approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported
The Site of the Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
2. The Site of the Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute
View to east across S. Main Street
missing); First Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Mishawaka Fish Ladder (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ball-Band Factory (approx. half a mile away); Kamm & Schellinger Brewery (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Mishawaka.
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 4 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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