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

Camp Rose

 
 
Camp Rose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Zollinger, April 23, 2012
1. Camp Rose Marker
Inscription.  Civil War Training camp for then 9th Congressional District was located at the old fairgrounds. The 99th, 73rd and 87th Indiana Volunteer Infantry regiments were organized and trained here in 1802.
 
Erected 1963 by The Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 71.1963.1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
 
Location. 41° 41.067′ N, 86° 15.5′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. It is in Near Northwest. Marker is at the intersection of Portage Avenue and Leland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Portage Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Bend IN 46616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of the 1906 Studebaker Electric Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax (approx. half a mile away); Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax (approx. half a mile away); Powell House
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(approx. half a mile away); United States Constitution Bicentennial (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Freischutz Navarre Log Cabin (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Navarre Log Cabin (approx. half a mile away); On This Site South Bend Was Founded (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
 
More about this marker. Located at southeast corner of the intersection of Portage Avenue and Leland Avenue. Marker is on the grounds of the South Bend Civic Theatre. Marker is clearly visible from the road when traveling east on Portage Avenue. Marker is partially obscured by bushes when traveling west on Portage Avenue.
 
Camp Rose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Zollinger, April 23, 2012
2. Camp Rose Marker
View of marker from the intersection of Portage Avenue / Leland Avenue.
Camp Rose Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dave Zollinger, April 23, 2012
3. Camp Rose Marker
View looking towards marker from east end of property. Marker is obscured by bushes near stop sign (barely visible).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on April 30, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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