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

Elkhart County Home Cemetery

Cemetery Heritage

 
 
Elkhart County Home Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 3, 2013
1. Elkhart County Home Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

Elkhart County Home Cemetery
Established 1887


A Historic Cemetery listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Installed 2004 Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Genealogical Society, and Patricia K. Johnson

 
Erected 2004 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Genealogical Society, and Patricia K. Johnson.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana Cemetery Heritage marker series.
 
Location. 41° 38.051′ N, 85° 54.299′ W. Marker is near Goshen, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker can be reached from County Road 45. Touch for map. Marker is located in Ox Bow County Park; an entrance fee may be required. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23427 County Road 45, Goshen IN 46528, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The County Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indiana Territory Line (approx. 1.4 miles away); A. E. Kunderd Gladiolus Farm (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx.
Elkhart County Home Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 3, 2013
2. Elkhart County Home Cemetery
Entrance to cemetery and trail to the Elkhart River
3.7 miles away); Fort Wayne Street Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles away); Lou Criger (approx. 4.2 miles away); Elkhart Civil War Monument (approx. 4.2 miles away); Oakridge Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
 
Regarding Elkhart County Home Cemetery. The marker denotes a small cemetery that served the Elkhart County Home which was demolished in 1981. There are no headstones or markers of the graves in the cemetery.
 
Also see . . .
1. Indiana Cemetery Heritage Sign Initiative. A program of the Indiana Historical Bureau to mark cemeteries that are over fifty years old. (Submitted on September 3, 2013.) 

2. Cemetery Research - Elkhart County Home Cemetery. From the findagrave.com website. (Submitted on September 3, 2013.) 

3. Tour to Revisit Elkhart County Home's Storied Past. An Elkhart Truth newspaper article from their May 31, 2012 edition on the Elkhart County Home with photographs. (Submitted on September 3, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Elkhart County Home Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 3, 2013
3. Elkhart County Home Cemetery
Fences along the western and southern boundaries of the cemetery
Trail through middle of cemetery leading to the Elkhart River image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 3, 2013
4. Trail through middle of cemetery leading to the Elkhart River
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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