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Elkhart in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Main St. Memorial Bridge

 
 
Main St. Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 22, 2014
1. Main St. Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.

Main St. Memorial Bridge
1917 Dedicated 1918
To the Sons of Elkhart County
Who Died in the World War

Fravel Edward Alleman Charles O. Anderson Eugene J. Badina John H. Berkey Fred Leroy Bloom Merrill Charles Bloss Forrest F. Blough Arthur D. Buss Delbert Francis Callender Guy L. Caton George F. Coggan James Raymond Conley Ferris Cunningham John W. Davidhizer Harry James Davis Harold E. Densmore John L. Dykstra Louis Enders George Valentine Eppers Orvie G. Fausch Floyd Ganger Clyde R. George Noble E. Griner Charles Raymond Hackman Arthur Monroe Haring Wade Ellsworth Harris Rollin Hershberger Joseph Iannantouni Arthur Oscar Johnson Helmer J. Johnson Mike Kwasneske Harry S. Latta Roger C. Logan Thomas William McCoy Frank L. McLaughlin Russell Ruch Meyer Jacob J. Miller Scott Moore Franklin P. Moyer Milo Edward Moyer Kenneth Washburn Nooney Harry Pearson John e. Pedler Merle Pickrell Lorin Jennings Potter Mehnert A. Puschmann William A. Reed George A. Robbins Louis C. Rupholdt Dean Franklin Smiley Jesse Smith Geore E. Soule Guy Edward Tallerday William Hull Walls Kenneth D. Wead John H. Weaver Merle J. White Mark L. Wilt Otis Witmer
 
Location.
Memorial Tablet and Pillar image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 22, 2014
2. Memorial Tablet and Pillar
At northeast corner of bridge
41° 41.558′ N, 85° 58.56′ W. Marker is in Elkhart, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is on N. Main Street south of Beardsley Avenue. Click for map. Markers are located on the four corners of the Main Street Memorial Bridge which crosses the St. Joseph River. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart IN 46516, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Havilah Beardsley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Development of Diagnostic Test Strips (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Havilah Beardsley (about 700 feet away); Elkhart River Wharves (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruthmere (approx. 0.2 miles away); Island Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rivers for Recreation (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Rivers and the Native Americans (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkhart.
 
More about this marker. The memorial consists of four identical bronze tablets and pillars placed at the four corners of the bridge.
 
Regarding Main St. Memorial Bridge. The Main Street Memorial Bridge was completed in 1927.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Main St. Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 22, 2014
3. Main St. Memorial Bridge
View to south
Main St. Memorial Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 22, 2014
4. Main St. Memorial Bridge
View to northwest
Rear or River Side of Memorial Pillar image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 22, 2014
5. Rear or River Side of Memorial Pillar
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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