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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Noble County, Indiana

Clickable Map of Noble County, Indiana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Noble County, IN (19) Allen County, IN (125) DeKalb County, IN (45) Elkhart County, IN (77) Kosciusko County, IN (36) LaGrange County, IN (15) Steuben County, IN (41) Whitley County, IN (37)  NobleCounty(19) Noble County (19)  AllenCounty(125) Allen County (125)  DeKalbCounty(45) DeKalb County (45)  ElkhartCounty(77) Elkhart County (77)  KosciuskoCounty(36) Kosciusko County (36)  LaGrangeCounty(15) LaGrange County (15)  SteubenCounty(41) Steuben County (41)  WhitleyCounty(37) Whitley County (37)
Albion is the county seat for Noble County
Adjacent to Noble County, Indiana
      Allen County (125)  
      DeKalb County (45)  
      Elkhart County (77)  
      Kosciusko County (36)  
      LaGrange County (15)  
      Steuben County (41)  
      Whitley County (37)  
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1Indiana, Noble County, Albion — Noble County Seat
On Main Street at North Orange Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Albion - Noble County Seat The Center - later named Albion was chosen the Seat of Noble County Indiana by the vote of its citizens in August 1846. Since that time three courthouses have been located on this square. The first which . . . Map (db m53950) HM
2Indiana, Noble County, Albion — 57.1999.1 — Noble County Seat / Noble County Courthouse
On North Orange Street (State Road 9).
Noble County formed by General Assembly 1836, named after James Noble first US Senator from Indiana. County seats Sparta 1836, Augusta, 1837, Port Mitchell 1844. Center later named Albion selected 1846 as county seat in runoff election. Arrival of . . . Map (db m3387) HM
3Indiana, Noble County, Albion — Noble County Veterans Memorial
On North York Street north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north.
This tablet has been placed here by the Veterans Organizations of Noble County Indiana, to honor the Veterans of past wars, “Who gave their last full measure of devotion”.Map (db m53949) WM
4Indiana, Noble County, Albion — The Stanley Schoolhouse
Near County Road S300E south of County Road E75S, on the right when traveling south.
This schoolhouse represents a commitment to education that began early in the settlement of Indiana.
  • The 1915 Stanley Schoolhouse, named after a nearby landowner Henry Stanley, was one of several schoolhouses built on the site. The first . . . Map (db m73091) HM
5Indiana, Noble County, Indian Village — 57.1967.1 — Chief Papakeecha’s House← one quarter mile south
On West 200 North at North 1150 West on West 200 North.
Built in 1827 by Federal Government on 36-section reservation for $562; later destroyed by “great wind.” Papakeecha (Flat Belly) was a Miami leader, 1820 to his death in 1837, shortly before the Miami removal.Map (db m3385) HM
6Indiana, Noble County, Indian Village — 57.1967.2 — Indian Oven80 Rods East →
On State Road 5.
Here at a fireplace or oven on the east shore of Indian Village Lake those Miamis that had comprised Papakeecha’s Band prepared their last meal before leaving tribal lands c. 1839.Map (db m3384) HM
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7Indiana, Noble County, Kendallville — 57.1963.1 — Camp Mitchell
On Rush Street at Orchard Street, on the right when traveling west on Rush Street.
Civil War training camp for the then 10th Congressional District was located at Kendallville. The 12th Indiana Cavalry and the 129th Volunteer Infantry were organized and trained here.Map (db m3386) HM
8Indiana, Noble County, Kendallville — Civil War Memorial Cannon
Near Riley Road, 1 mile north of US 6.
This cannon refurbished and maintained by VFW 2749 and American Legion 86 to preserve the memories of our veterans’ sacrifices in all wars Dedicated November 11, 1992Map (db m63845) WM
9Indiana, Noble County, Kendallville — Lakeview CemeteryCemetery Heritage
On Riley Road north of Wayne Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Lakeview Cemetery Established 1867 A Historic Cemetery Listed in Indiana's Cemetery and Burial Grounds Registry of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Installed 2008 Indiana Historical Bureau and City of . . . Map (db m68837) HM
10Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — Ahavath Scholom Temple(Lovers of Peace)
Near S. Main Street south of W. 5th Street, on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated: September 1889 Last Jewish Service was held in 1954    The Ligonier Historical Society held a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Jewish temple, and rededicated it as the Ligonier . . . Map (db m72842) HM
11Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — 57.2014.1 — Ahavath Sholom
On S. Main Street south of W. 5th Street, on the right when traveling north.
(Side One) German Jews immigrated to the U.S. in greater numbers starting in the 1850s. In the 1860s, Ligonier's Jewish residents formed the congregation Ahavath Sholom (Hebrew for "peace loving") and circa 1867, built a small synagogue . . . Map (db m76855) HM
12Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — Ben Glaser1893 - 1980
On W. 3rd Street at S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street.
Born in Austria. Came to Ligonier in 1917 as a Jewish peddler, selling a variety of used items including car parts. He opened an auto dealership of Chevrolet, Pontiac, and Oldsmobile until 1955 when son Joseph took over the business.Map (db m72840) HM
13Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — Frederick W. Straus1833 - 1898
On W. 3rd Street at S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street.
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 . . . Map (db m72838) HM
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14Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — Isaac Cavin1807 - 1884
On W. 3rd Street at S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street.
Born in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. He purchased 80 acres of ground along the river for 75 silver dollars. He platted the town of Ligonier in 1835. The beautiful Seth Thomas clock was donated to the city by John Cavin in memory of his father.Map (db m72837) HM
15Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — Solomon Mier1833 - 1910
On W. 3rd Street at S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling east on W. 3rd Street.
Came to Ligonier as a Jewish peddler in 1854. He became a banker, realtor, retailer, carriage and auto manufacturer. His care was named the Mier Runabout. He established the Banking House of Solomon Mier at 310 S. Cavin Street.Map (db m72839) HM
16Indiana, Noble County, Ligonier — The Ligonier Train Depot
On E. 3rd Street at S. Cavin Street (State Road 5), on the right when traveling west on E. 3rd Street.
The railroad came to Ligonier in 1858 and was then called the Michigan Southern and Northern Indiana Railroad. Later the New York Central purchased the railroad line and a new depot for passenger service was built. The yard surrounding the depot was . . . Map (db m72841) HM
17Indiana, Noble County, North Webster — Stewart-Griesinger Cemetery
On County Road S1050W, 0.3 miles County Road W275S, on the right when traveling north.
In honor of the burial site of Joseph Galloway, Sr. Revolutionary War Soldier Private–Pennsylvania 5th Battalion of Cumberland Co., PA under Capt. Alexander McCoy First Lt. James Dickson In service July 1778 8th . . . Map (db m74898) HM
18Indiana, Noble County, Rome City — 57.2013.1 — Gene Stratton-Porter
On E County Road 850N at Pleasant Point Road, on the right when traveling west on E County Road 850N.
(Front Side) Best-selling author, Stratton-Porter (1863-1924) aimed to inspire appreciation of nature in readers. Lived and worked at Limberlost Cabin, Geneva, then Wildflower Woods, here. Wrote for magazines such as Outing and . . . Map (db m202919) HM
19Indiana, Noble County, Rome City — 57.1992.1 — Sylvan Lake
On State Road 9, 0.5 miles north of Front Street, on the right when traveling south.
Created 1837-1838 as reservoir for proposed canal link between Fort Wayne and Lake Michigan. Part of 1836 internal improvements program. Popular resort area; site of Chautauqua, 1878-1906. Provided hydraulic power. Earthen dam on Elkhart River . . . Map (db m44954) HM
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Mar. 28, 2023