Historic Walking Tour of Elkhart-10.6.2021

A photo of Elkhart’s Main Street, looking north from Harrison Street, taken around 1920; buildings in the photo like the Odd Fellows building and Hotel Elkhart are still standing today. The Elkhart County Historical Museum will offer a historic walking tour of Elkhart on Wednesday, Oct. 6.

ELKHART — History buffs have a chance to prevent their jogging shoes from collecting dust next week, as the Elkhart County Historical Museum offers a historic walking tour of Elkhart.

The tour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, weather permitting, starting at Civic Plaza. Curator of education, Patrick McGuire, will guide people through the streets while sharing stories of locations, and prominent events that have taken place throughout Elkhart’s history.

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The old Odd Fellows building.....went to school there to learn dental tech craft. Class rooms upstairs and lab main floor! Good GAWD almost 55 years ago. It was in terrible shape then. It has been upgraded!

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