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

The Historic Goshen Police Booth

 
 
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
1. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
Inscription.  
Erected 1939
to protect the Maple City
from gangsters
who might travel along this
the old transcontinental
Lincoln Highway

 
Erected 1996 by The Goshen Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway 🛣️ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 41° 35.194′ N, 85° 50.082′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 33. This section of US Highway 33 also carries traffic for Indiana State Road 15 and is known locally as Main Street. Lincoln Avenue east of the intersection is also designated as Indiana State Road 4. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkhart County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Elkhart County Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
2. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
The marker is attached directly to the side of the police booth and is clearly visible from the street.
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marker also named Elkhart County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Goshen World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Goshen’s Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millrace Hydraulic Canal - Hawks Electric Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard W. Hawks (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Goshen High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
More about this marker. The marker is attached directly to the police booth building and is clearly visible from the street.
 
Also see . . .  The Historic Goshen Police Booth. Article about the police booth from website about the Lincoln Highway in Goshen, Indiana. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Lincoln Highway
 
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
3. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
View of the police booth taken from the intersection of US 33/SR 15/Main Street & Lincoln Avenue, looking towards the northwest. Elkhart County courthouse is in the background. Elkhart County courthouse historical marker is to the right, just out of camera frame.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,679 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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