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Ligonier in Noble County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Solomon Mier

1833 - 1910

 
 
Solomon Mier Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
1. Solomon Mier Marker
Inscription.  Came to Ligonier as a Jewish peddler in 1854. He became a banker, realtor, retailer, carriage and auto manufacturer. His care was named the Mier Runabout. He established the Banking House of Solomon Mier at 310 S. Cavin Street.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 41° 27.824′ N, 85° 35.275′ W. Marker is in Ligonier, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is at the intersection of W. 3rd Street and S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 S Cavin Street, Ligonier IN 46767, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ben Glaser (here, next to this marker); Frederick W. Straus (here, next to this marker); Isaac Cavin (here, next to this marker); The Ligonier Train Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Ahavath Scholom Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ahavath Sholom (approx. 0.2 miles away);
History Murals on W. 3rd Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
2. History Murals on W. 3rd Street
Mier marker is the center right of the four markers
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Chief Papakeecha’s House (approx. 6˝ miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
 
Also see . . .
1. Solomon Mier. Find A Grave entry (Submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Noble County Jewish History. An article from the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on April 6, 2014.) 

3. Lingonier, Indiana. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Downtown Ligonier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
3. Downtown Ligonier
Intersection of S. Cavin Street and Third Street
Banking House of Solomon Mier Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
4. Banking House of Solomon Mier Building
Located at 310 S. Cavin St
Solomon Mier image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Find A Grave, Unknown
5. Solomon Mier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   5. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 22, 2022