Theodore Roosevelt’s 1912 “whistle stop” tour during the 1912 presidential campaign made a stop in Elkhart. Read on for more about the event and how the campaign changed how political campaigns are run.
The Indiana Historical Society’s senior archivist, Wilma Moore, will speak on the history of African-Americans in Indiana. The topic ties in with an soon-to-be-released oral history series on local African-American history.
Events coming up at the Elkhart County Historical Museum during November include presentations on caring for family heirlooms, the history of railroading in the Wabash Fourth District and the history of African Americans in Indiana.