South Bend in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
On This Site South Bend Was Founded
as a fur trading post in 1823
who came here from
American Fur Company.
Erected 1928 by Rotary Club of South Bend.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
Location. 41° 40.753′ N, 86° 15.013′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of North Michigan Street (State Road 933) and East LaSalle Street, on the right when traveling north on North Michigan Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 N Michigan St, South Bend IN 46601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln & Dixie Highways (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph County Civil War Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Home of Schuyler ColfaxHoward Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jewish Cemetery Site (approx. half a mile away); Pierre Freischutz Navarre Log Cabin (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2012. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 6, 2012. 2. submitted on August 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.