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Ligonier in Noble County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Frederick W. Straus

1833 - 1898

 
 
Frederick W. Straus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
1. Frederick W. Straus Marker
Inscription. Came to Ligonier as a Jewish peddler in 1854. He became a retailer, buggy manufacturer, a banker and realtor. He was known as a fair and honest man. His buggy factory known as the Ligonier Carriage Co. was in the Essex Wire building that was torn down in 2008. He established the Citizens bank at 227 S. Cavin Street.
 
Location. 41° 27.824′ N, 85° 35.272′ W. Marker is in Ligonier, Indiana, in Noble County. Marker is at the intersection of W. 3rd Street and S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 S. Cavin Street, Ligonier IN 46767, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac Cavin (here, next to this marker); Solomon Mier (here, next to this marker); Ben Glaser (here, next to this marker); The Ligonier Train Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Ahavath Scholom Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ahavath Sholom (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Papakeecha’s House (approx. 6.5 miles away); Papakeechie's Reserve (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ligonier.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ligonier Murals. A website on
History Murals on W. 3rd Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
2. History Murals on W. 3rd Street
Straus marker is the center left of the four markers
the murals of Ligonier with additional information on the subjects of the murals. (Submitted on April 6, 2014.) 

2. Noble County Jewish History. An article from the Indiana Historical Bureau. (Submitted on April 6, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Downtown Ligonier image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 1, 2014
3. Downtown Ligonier
Intersection of S. Cavin Street and Third Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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