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Goshen in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Historic Goshen Police Booth

 
 
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
1. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1939
to protect the Maple City
from gangsters
who might travel along this
the old transcontinental
Lincoln Highway

 
Erected 1996 by The Goshen Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
 
Location. 41° 35.194′ N, 85° 50.082′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 33 and Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 33. Touch for map. This section of US Highway 33 also carries traffic for Indiana State Road 15 and is known locally as Main Street. Lincoln Avenue east of the intersection is also designated as Indiana State Road 4. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkhart County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Elkhart County Honor Roll (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Elkhart County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Goshen World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Goshen’s Carnegie Library
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
2. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
The marker is attached directly to the side of the police booth and is clearly visible from the street.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Millrace Hydraulic Canal - Hawks Electric Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard W. Hawks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Goshen High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
More about this marker. The marker is attached directly to the police booth building and is clearly visible from the street.
 
Also see . . .  The Historic Goshen Police Booth. Article about the police booth from website about the Lincoln Highway in Goshen, Indiana. (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Lincoln Highway
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentNotable BuildingsRoads & Vehicles
 
The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, April 24, 2010
3. The Historic Goshen Police Booth Marker
View of the police booth taken from the intersection of US 33/SR 15/Main Street & Lincoln Avenue, looking towards the northwest. Elkhart County courthouse is in the background. Elkhart County courthouse historical marker is to the right, just out of camera frame.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,548 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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