South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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. 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. Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax (approx. half a mile away); Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Freischutz Navarre Log Cabin (approx. half a mile away); On This Site South Bend Was Founded (approx. 0.6 miles St. Joseph County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Schuyler Colfax (approx. 0.6 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lincoln & Dixie Highways (approx. 0.7 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 31 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.