After studying under the architect who designed the world’s first skyscraper, E. Hill Turnock returned to Elkhart, where he crafted some of the area’s most famous buildings. Read on to learn about the man behind the Ruthmere Mansion, the Elkhart Municipal Building and more.
Edward Bonney is known around the area for building the Bonneyville Mill – however, life later led him to become an escaped criminal, a bounty hunter, a detective and a Civil War veteran.
We are used to seeing displays and exhibits when we go to museums, but what kind of work goes into making those possible? Here’s a look behind the scenes at the Elkhart County Historical Museum.