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

Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax

March 23, 1823 - January 1, 1885

 
 
Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
1. Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax Marker
Inscription.  
Prominent newspaperman and
political leader;
member of Congress, 1855-1869;
Speaker, House of Representatives,
1863-1869; and
Vice-President of the United States,
1869-1873.

 
Erected 1966 by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission. (Marker Number 71.1966.2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list.
 
Location. 41° 40.668′ N, 86° 15.475′ W. Marker is in South Bend, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. It is in West Washington. Marker is at the intersection of W. Colfax Ave and Taylor St, on the right when traveling west on W. Colfax Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 W Colfax Ave, 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. Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax (here, next to this marker); J. Chester and Elizabeth Allen (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Joseph County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles
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away); 10 Inch Shell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.3 miles away); We Shall Overcome (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln & Dixie Highways (approx. 0.4 miles away); On This Site South Bend Was Founded (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Bend.
 
Regarding Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax. The home of Schuyler Colfax no longer exists at this site. The building on the site was built in 1928 for the Progress Club of South Bend.
 
Also see . . .  Schuyler Colfax - United States Senate. (Submitted on December 14, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, December 12, 2012
2. Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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