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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Warsaw, Indiana

 
Clickable Map of Kosciusko County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Kosciusko County, IN (34) Elkhart County, IN (77) Fulton County, IN (16) Marshall County, IN (23) Noble County, IN (19) Wabash County, IN (37) Whitley County, IN (30)  KosciuskoCounty(34) Kosciusko County (34)  ElkhartCounty(77) Elkhart County (77)  FultonCounty(16) Fulton County (16)  MarshallCounty(23) Marshall County (23)  NobleCounty(19) Noble County (19)  WabashCounty(37) Wabash County (37)  WhitleyCounty(30) Whitley County (30)
Location of Warsaw, Indiana
    Kosciusko County (34)
    Elkhart County (77)
    Fulton County (16)
    Marshall County (23)
    Noble County (19)
    Wabash County (37)
    Whitley County (30)
 
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1Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.2007.1 — Chinworth Bridge
Built 1897 across Tippecanoe River by Bellefontaine Bridge and Iron Company of Ohio. Single-span 140-foot iron bridge is last remaining Pratt through truss bridge in county. U.S. Highway 30 bypassed it in 1924. Closed to vehicle traffic 1975. Leased . . . Map (db m44919) HM
2Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Chinworth Bridge Trailhead
Welcome! to the Chinworth Bridge Trailhead Lake City Greenway Former Tippecanoe Rest Park The history of this area is tied very closely to transportation with the Chinworth Bridge (1897) and U.S. Highway 30 (1926). This scenic 2.5 . . . Map (db m72546) HM
3Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — General Tadeusz "Thaddeus" KosciuszkoPolish Patriot — 1746 - 1817 —
• American Revolution Engineer 1776 - 1783 • Father of West Point • Head of Philadelphia, Saratoga & Southern Campaign • Awarded Cincinnati Order Medal by George Washington • Fought for freedom of Poland 1784 - 1794 Dedicated to . . . Map (db m16276) HM
4Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Indiana ... Where It All Began!
On September 1, 1912 at a dinner party for automobile manufacturers at the Deutsches Haus in Indianapolis, Carl G. Fisher, President of the Prest-O-Lite Company and father of The Indianapolis 500 unveiled his plan for a highway spanning the country . . . Map (db m72547) HM
5Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.1966.1 — Indiana’s Glacier Lakes
About 14,000 years ago melting blocks of ice from the last, or Wisconsin Glacier, formed the kettle-hole lakes of northern Indiana. The largest lake, Wawasee, and the deepest lake, Tippecanoe, are in Kosciusko County.Map (db m1627) HM
6Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Kosciusko County Civil War Memorial
These guns were donated by the government to Posts 114 & 442 G.A.R. and by them presented to Kosciusko County, to be dedicated as a monument to the Union soldiers of 1861-65. Dedicated Oct. 1897 These guns during the War of the Rebellion, . . . Map (db m16282) HM
7Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.2003.1 — Kosciusko County Jail
This third county jail, including a sheriff’s residence, was built in 1870 by Richard Epperson. Chicago architect, George O. Garnsey designed it in Neo-Gothic Style. Rusticated stonework and turrets create the appearance of a small castle to provide . . . Map (db m1625) HM
8Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Kosciusko County War Memorial
This memorial is dedicated in memory and in honor of the brave men and women of Kosciusko County who served God and Country in the armed force. Rededicated July 4, 2005Map (db m16278) WM
9Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — M3A3 Stuart Tank3,427 Produced by American Car & Foundry — September 1942 to September 1943 —
Honoring 16 million Americans who served and over 405,000 who died in support of freedom, World War II 1941 - 1945 Celebrating the dedication of the National World War II Memorial, Washington, DC, May 29th, 2004 "A Grateful Nation . . . Map (db m16275) WM
10Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.1976.1 — Site of Cowen Grove Seminary
1851-1876 One of the first secondary schools in the area. Built at the call of the Presbyterian Church by Robert Cowen and his wife Jane Cowen Headmistress. A fire of unknown origin burned the Seminary to the ground in December 1879.Map (db m1624) HM
11Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln Highway
Was the first "Coast to Coast" road covering 3,389 miles across the U.S.A. The dream of Hoosier Carl G. Fisher, founder of the Indianapolis 500. The Lincoln Highway Association was established on June 1, 1913. The Boy Scouts of America . . . Map (db m68035) HM
12Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln HighwayThe Path of Progress
The Lincoln Highway was the first “Coast to Coast” transcontinental highway in the United States constructed from 1913 to 1928 beginning at Times Square in New York City and ending in Lincoln Park in San Francisco. The route spanned . . . Map (db m72548) HM
 
May. 6, 2021