South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax
March 23, 1823 - January 1, 1885
member of Congress, 1855-1869;
Speaker, House of Representatives,
Vice-President of the United States,
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 71.1966.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 41° 40.668′ N, 86° 15.475′ 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. Touch 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. Home of Hon. 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 Camp Rose (approx. half a mile away); The Sons of Israel Synagogue (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Freischutz Navarre Log Cabin (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
Regarding Site of Home of 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 - United States Senate. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.