Elkhart in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ambrose G. Bierce
Erected 1998 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Historical Society, and Elkhart County Community Foundation. (Marker Number 20.1998.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 41° 41.567′ N, 85° 59.167′ W. Marker is in Elkhart, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is on W. Franklin Street 0 miles west of S. 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is easy to find, located just west of downtown Elkhart. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 W. Franklin Street, Elkhart IN 46514, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Havilah Beardsley (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Havilah Beardsley House (approx. half a mile away); Main St. Memorial Bridge (approx. Elkhart River Wharves (approx. 0.6 miles away); Development of Diagnostic Test Strips (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ruthmere (approx. 0.7 miles away); Island Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Rivers for Recreation (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkhart.
More about this marker. House was abandoned and run down when visited by the author in July of 2010.
Also see . . .
1. Ambrose G. Bierce at Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 23, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana.)
2. Ambrose Bierce's Civil War. An article from the New York Times' Disunion series on the Civil War. (Submitted on March 25, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 715 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2011, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.