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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kosciusko County, 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 (34)  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(34) Whitley County (34)
Adjacent to Kosciusko County, Indiana
    Elkhart County (77)
    Fulton County (16)
    Marshall County (23)
    Noble County (19)
    Wabash County (37)
    Whitley County (34)
 
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1Indiana (Kosciusko County), Atwood — Highland Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On County Road W 200N 0.4 miles east of County Road N 600W, on the right when traveling east.
Highland Cemetery Established 1861 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2011 Indiana Historical Bureau and Harrison . . . Map (db m75540) HM
2Indiana (Kosciusko County), Leesburg — Leesburg Sesquicentennial — 1833 - 1983
On Van Buren Street at Pearl Street, on the right when traveling east on Van Buren Street.
Grinding stones from gristmill of Levi Lee, founder of the town of Leesburg. The mill was located in Section 21, Twp. 33N., Range 6E., 2½ mi. S/E of Leesburg on the Tippecanoe River.Map (db m72523) HM
3Indiana (Kosciusko County), Mentone — 43.1995.1 — Lawrence D. Bell
On State Road 25 at Oak Street, on the left when traveling west on State Road 25.
Born in Mentone, Lawrence D. Bell (1894-1956) became one of America's foremost aviation pioneers. He founded Bell Aircraft Corporation in Buffalo, New York, 1935. Advanced aircraft manufactured included Bell helicopters, America's first jet, and . . . Map (db m45491) HM
4Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — Brumbaugh Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On County Road N 300W 0.1 miles north of County Road W 1350N, on the left when traveling north.
Brumbaugh Cemetery Established 1840 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and Jefferson Township . . . Map (db m75291) HM
5Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — In honor of the World War Veterans of this community — 1917 - 1918
On Main Street at Catherine Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street.
Harold Archer • Clarence L. Arnold • Earl Blaine Arnold • Leroy Harrison Arnold • Russell Baker • Joseph C. Baumgartner • Otto Beer • Charles Lloyd Bell • Fred Bettz • Arthur Ray Biller • Jesse Biller • George James Brown • Ronald Whetten Brown • . . . Map (db m16280) HM
6Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — Milford World Wars Honor Roll
On Main Street, on the right when traveling south.
World War I Honored Dead Ancil Geiger • Charles Frederick Neal • Jesse E. Smith World War II Honored Dead Lewis E. Auer • Roy N. Auer • Robert L. Collins • Charles LeCount • Alvin J. Merkle • Harry J. Michael • Charles E. Remy . . . Map (db m133617) WM
7Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — Mount Pleasant Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On County Road N 250E at E. Bowser Road, on the right when traveling north on County Road N 250E.
Mount Pleasant Cemetery Established 1882 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2010 Indiana Historical Bureau and Van Buren . . . Map (db m75290) HM
8Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — Salem Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On County Road E 900N at County Road N 200E, on the right when traveling north on County Road E 900N.
Salem Cemetery Established 1844 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2010 Indiana Historical Bureau and Van Buren Township . . . Map (db m75289) HM
9Indiana (Kosciusko County), North Webster — 43.1968.1 — Continental Divide
On State Road 13 at County Road 850N, on the right when traveling north on State Road 13.
This divide separates the Great Lakes drainage system from the Mississippi River drainage system.Map (db m44934) HM
10Indiana (Kosciusko County), North Webster — Greider / Oak Grove Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
Near E. Epworth Forest Road at County Road N 975E, on the right when traveling east.
Greider / Oak Grove Cemetery Established 1868 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and . . . Map (db m75276) HM
11Indiana (Kosciusko County), North Webster — Mock Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
Near County Road N 850E 0.2 miles south of County Road E 500N, on the right when traveling north.
Mock Cemetery Established 1832 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and Tippecanoe Township . . . Map (db m75278) HM
12Indiana (Kosciusko County), North Webster — North Webster Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On N. Main Street (State Road 13) at 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Main Street.
North Webster Cemetery Established 1842 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and Tippecanoe . . . Map (db m73305) HM
13Indiana (Kosciusko County), North Webster — The Dixie — Indiana's Oldest Sternwheel Paddle Boat
Near S. Dixie Drive at E. Himes Street, on the left when traveling south.
LENGTH: 76', WIDTH: 17.5', DISPLACEMENT: 35 tons, DRAFT: 14-22" Built by Captain Joseph Breeck and launched in 1929 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Sept. 24, 2009 UNITED STATES DEPT. OF THE INTERIOR INDIANA . . . Map (db m73267) HM
14Indiana (Kosciusko County), Oswego — Pound General Store and Post Office
On E. Armstrong Road (County Road E500N) at N. 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on E. Armstrong Road.
Historic Landmark Oswego Pound General Store and Post Office Built 1838 Listed in National Register of Historic PlacesMap (db m73264) HM
15Indiana (Kosciusko County), Pierceton — Washington / Union Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
Near State Road 13 at Lincoln Highway, on the right when traveling north.
Washington / Union Cemetery Established 1853 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2011 Indiana Historical Bureau and Washington . . . Map (db m73306) HM
16Indiana (Kosciusko County), Silver Lake — Gospel Hill Cemetery — Established 1839 — Indiana Cemetery Heritage —
Near West 1050 South 0.3 miles west of County Farm Road.
A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Installed 2009 Indiana Historical Bureau and Lake Township Trustee Molly BradfordMap (db m135858) HM
17Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — Crosson Park
Near N. Huntington Street (State Road 13) at W. Henry Street, on the right when traveling south.
This park was named for Samuel Crosson co-founder of Syracuse. In 1834, Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward built the first mill in the county on this site. The mill was destroyed by high water in 1837. The state constructed a cement dam in 1921. Eli . . . Map (db m73208) HM
18Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — 43.1962.2 — Indian Hill
On North Shore Drive 0.5 miles east of North Long Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Indians formerly wrapped their dead and secured them in the trees here. At the time of white settlement the wrappings were disintegrating and the bones were falling to the ground.Map (db m44937) HM
19Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — Last Tract of Land Owned by Miami
Near N. Long Drive south of E. Northshore Drive, on the right when traveling north.
1837—1937    One hundred years ago, the last tract of land owned by the Miami Indians, who inhabited this territory, was turned over to the government. All titles to land in this vicinity date back to 1837.    This stone commemorates . . . Map (db m72590) HM
20Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — 43.1962.1 — Papakeechie's Reserve
On Eli Lily Road 0.6 miles east of Warner Road, on the right when traveling east.
Eastbound Side: You are now entering Papakeechie's Reservation, 36 square miles. This Miami Chief, also known as Flat Belly, held this land from 1828 to 1834 when it was returned to the National Government. It was later owned by the Wabash . . . Map (db m44930) HM
21Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — Samuel Crosson — B. 12 Feb. 1795     D. 28 April 1844
Near N. Mill Street at W. High Street. Reported missing.
Samuel Crosson and Henry Ward came to this area in July 1835 and established a grist mill and sawmill on Turkey Creek. They founded Syracuse 11 August 1837. Crosson died at the age of 49 years. The burial site of Henry Ward is unknown.Map (db m74874) HM
22Indiana (Kosciusko County), Syracuse — Syracuse Cemetery — Cemetery Heritage
On N. Mill Street at W. High Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Mill Street.
Syracuse Cemetery Established 1836 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2011 Indiana Historical Bureau and Syracuse Cemetery . . . Map (db m73207) HM
23Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.2007.1 — Chinworth Bridge
Near Old U.S. 30 at Road 350 N, on the left when traveling west.
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
24Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Chinworth Bridge Trailhead
Near Old U.S. 30 at County Road N350W, on the right when traveling east.
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
25Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — General Tadeusz "Thaddeus" Kosciuszko — Polish Patriot — 1746 - 1817 —
On Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
• 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
26Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Indiana ... Where It All Began!
Near Old U.S. 30 at County Road N350W, on the right when traveling east.
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
27Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.1966.1 — Indiana’s Glacier Lakes
On East Main Street.
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
28Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Kosciusko County Civil War Memorial
On Center Street at Buffalo Street, on the right when traveling west on Center Street.
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
29Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.2003.1 — Kosciusko County Jail
On South High Street at East Center Street, on the left when traveling north on South High Street.
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
30Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Kosciusko County War Memorial
On Center Street at Lake Street, on the left when traveling east on Center Street.
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
31Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — M3A3 Stuart Tank — 3,427 Produced by American Car & Foundry — September 1942 to September 1943 —
On Main Street at Lake Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
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
32Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — 43.1976.1 — Site of Cowen Grove Seminary
On South Detroit Street at East Winona Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Detroit Street.
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
33Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln Highway
On N. Lake Street at Perry Street, on the left when traveling north on N. Lake Street.
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
34Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — The Lincoln Highway — The Path of Progress
Near Old U.S. 30 at County Road N350W, on the right when traveling east.
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
 
Jun. 15, 2021