Niles in Berrien County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1971 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number S0339.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 41° 49.356′ N, 86° 15.31′ W. Marker is in Niles, Michigan, in Berrien County. Marker is on Bond Street north of Fort Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 Bond St., Niles MI 49120, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); PA-WA-TING (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wesley United Methodist Church Saint Maryís (approx. half a mile away); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Four Flags Hotel (approx. half a mile away); The Chapin House / Henry Austin Chapin (approx. half a mile away); Donavon F. Smith Veterans Memorial Park Monument (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niles.
More about this marker. Located across the street from the house, next to the St. Joseph River.
Also see . . . About Ring Lardner. (Submitted on July 15, 2007.)
1. I used to live in the Ring Lardner Mansion....
I lived in the Ring Lardner mansion from 1991–1992 and I had an experience there which I would call phenomenal. I was sitting in the kitchen with a friend when we distinctly heard the sound of dumbbells dropping on the living room floor not once, but twice. It so happened that my weights DID happen to be laying on the living room floor and that we did consider ourselves alone in the apartment at the time. After hearing the dumb bells being dropped onto the floor, I bravely entered the living room to investigate and found nothing but the weights themselves. I know that this mansion is haunted because
— Submitted September 30, 2007, by joni Deeter-Callahan of South Bend, Indiana.
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