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

Howard W. Hawks

 
 
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By Dave Zollinger, May 6, 2010
1. Howard W. Hawks Marker
Inscription. Born 1896 in house on this site into locally prominent family. Moved with parents to Neenah, Wisconsin 1899 and to Pasadena, California 1906. Hawks - director, producer, screenwriter - is recognized as one of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers. His more than forty-six movies include fine examples of traditional film genres, both comedy and drama. Died 1977.
 
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Historical Society, and Goshen Historical Society. (Marker Number 20.1998.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 41° 35.012′ N, 85° 49.984′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is at the intersection of South 5th Street and East Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north on South 5th Street. Touch for map. You can reach the marker by travelling one block north of US 33/Madison Street on S. 5th Street, marker will be on the left. Alternately you can go one block east of US 33/SR 15/ Main Street on E. Jefferson Street, marker will be on your right. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 South 5th Street, Goshen IN 46526, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Howard W. Hawks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Zollinger, May 6, 2010
2. Howard W. Hawks Marker
distance of this marker. The Old Goshen High School (a few steps from this marker); Goshen World War I Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goshen’s Carnegie Library (about 700 feet away); The Historic Goshen Police Booth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elkhart County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Stone Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Elkhart County Honor Roll (approx. 0.3 miles away); Millrace Hydraulic Canal - Hawks Electric Company (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located in the front lawn of the current Masonic Temple.
 
Also see . . .
1. Howard Hawks. Wikipedia entry about Howard W. Hawks (Submitted on May 6, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.) 

2. Howard Hawks at IMDB. Listing for Howard W. Hawks at the Internet Movie Database (Submitted on May 6, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. Movies
 
Categories. 20th CenturyArts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,090 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 6, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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