Near Benton in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Installed 2005 Indiana Historical Bureau and William Tuffs Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and Elkhart County Genealogical Society
Erected 2005 by Indiana Historical Bureau, William Tuffs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Elkhart County Genealogical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Indiana Cemetery Heritage series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
Location. 41° 30.6′ N, 85° 46.778′ W. Marker is near Benton, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker can be reached from County Road 44, half a mile west of County Road 31, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Site Of The First School House In Elkhart County (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Medals Village (approx. 2 miles away); Wyland Brothers Landing (approx. 2 miles away); New Paris World War II Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Waterford Elementary School (approx. 3.4 miles away); A History of the Winona / Bethany Christian Schools (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Engines of the Winona (approx. 3.7 miles away); Violett Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Cemetery Heritage Sign Initiative. A program of the Indiana Historical Bureau to mark cemeteries that are over fifty years old. (Submitted on September 11, 2013.)
2. Jackson Township Cemetery at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.