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Near South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Riehle Playing Field

 
 
Riehle Playing Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, June 5, 2010
1. Riehle Playing Field Marker
Inscription.  Named in honor of Rev. James I. Riehle, C.S.C., a graduate of Notre Dame, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and a friend and a minister of Notre Dame athletes. Father Riehle was a residence hall rector before and after his service as Dean of Students (1967-73), and he held lengthy tenures as chaplain for the Department of Athletics and as executive director of the National Monogram Club.

June 7, 2001
 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
 
Location. 41° 42.384′ N, 86° 14.028′ W. Marker is near South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is on Stepan Dr, on the right when traveling west. The marker is just east of Stepan Center on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Bend IN 46637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vetville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Peace Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Notre Dame Fieldhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); University of Notre Dame Band
Riehle Playing Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, June 5, 2010
2. Riehle Playing Field Marker
Field in the background
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas A. Dooley, M.D. '48 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chaplain Corby of Gettysburg (approx. half a mile away); Knute Rockne (approx. half a mile away); From a Letter of The Rev. Edward Sorin, CSC (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
 
Riehle Playing Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, June 5, 2010
3. Riehle Playing Field Marker
Stepan Center is behind the marker.
Riehle Playing Field image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, June 5, 2010
4. Riehle Playing Field
Looking west. Stepan Center is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2010, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2010, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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