Elkhart in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Main St. Memorial Bridge
1917 Dedicated 1918
To the Sons of Elkhart County
Who Died in the World War
Fravel Edward Alleman Charles O. Anderson Eugene J. Badina John H. Berkey Fred Leroy Bloom Merrill Charles Bloss Forrest F. Blough Arthur D. Buss Delbert Francis Callender Guy L. Caton George F. Coggan James Raymond Conley Ferris Cunningham John W. Davidhizer Harry James Davis Harold E. Densmore John L. Dykstra Louis Enders George Valentine Eppers Orvie G. Fausch Floyd Ganger Clyde R. George Noble E. Griner Charles Raymond Hackman Arthur Monroe Haring Wade Ellsworth Harris Rollin Hershberger Joseph Iannantouni Arthur Oscar Johnson Helmer J. Johnson Mike Kwasneske Harry S. Latta Roger C. Logan Thomas William McCoy Frank L. McLaughlin Russell Ruch Meyer Jacob J. Miller Scott Moore Franklin P. Moyer Milo Edward Moyer Kenneth Washburn Nooney Harry Pearson John e. Pedler Merle Pickrell Lorin Jennings Potter Mehnert A. Puschmann William A. Reed George A. Robbins Louis C. Rupholdt Dean Franklin Smiley
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 41° 41.558′ N, 85° 58.56′ W. Marker is in Elkhart, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Memorial is on N. Main Street south of Beardsley Avenue. Markers are located on the four corners of the Main Street Memorial Bridge which crosses the St. Joseph River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart IN 46516, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Havilah Beardsley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Development of Diagnostic Test Strips (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Havilah Beardsley (about 700 feet away); Elkhart River Wharves (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruthmere (approx. 0.2 miles away); Island Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rivers for Recreation (approx. Ό mile away); The Rivers and the Native Americans (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkhart.
More about this marker. The memorial consists of four identical bronze tablets and pillars placed at the four corners of the bridge.
Regarding Main St. Memorial Bridge. The Main Street Memorial Bridge was completed in 1927.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 22, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.