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This is a list of the Indiana state historical markers in St. Joseph County.

This is intended to be a complete list of the official state historical markers placed in St. Joseph County, Indiana, United States by the Indiana Historical Bureau. The locations of the historical markers and their latitude and longitude coordinates are included below when available, along with their names, years of placement, and topics as recorded by the Historical Bureau. There are 18 historical markers located in St. Joseph County.


Historical markers

Marker title Image Year placed Location Topics
La Salle's Camp 1 Mile West ? Junction of the Dixie Highway (State Road 933) and Darden Road near South Bend
41°43′48.8″N 86°15′1.4″W / 41.730222°N 86.250389°W / 41.730222; -86.250389 (La Salle's Camp 1 Mile West)
Early Settlement and Exploration
Camp Rose 1963 Junction of Leland and Portage Avenues in South Bend
41°41′4″N 86°15′29.7″W / 41.68444°N 86.258250°W / 41.68444; -86.258250 (Camp Rose)
Military
Sisters of the Holy Cross, Civil War Nurses, 1861-1865 1965 Junction of E. Madison Street and N. Notre Dame Avenue in South Bend
41°40′49.4″N 86°14′19″W / 41.680389°N 86.23861°W / 41.680389; -86.23861 (Sisters of the Holy Cross, Civil War Nurses, 1861-1865)
Women, Military, Religion
Indiana Territorial Line (east-west boundary at this point) 1966 Junction of U.S. Route 31 and Johnson Road on the southern edge of South Bend
41°37′1″N 86°15′7″W / 41.61694°N 86.25194°W / 41.61694; -86.25194 (Indiana Territorial Line (east-west boundary at this point))
Early Settlement and Exploration, Government Institutions
Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax March 23, 1823-January 1, 1885 Schuyler Colfax home site and Berean SDA Church.jpg 1966 Junction of Colfax and Taylor Streets in South Bend
41°40′40″N 86°15′28.5″W / 41.67778°N 86.257917°W / 41.67778; -86.257917 (Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax March 23, 1823-January 1, 1885)
Politics, Newspapers and Media
First Dam Across the St. Joseph River/Power Race 1968 Junction of Race and First Streets in Mishawaka
41°39′46″N 86°10′42″W / 41.66278°N 86.17833°W / 41.66278; -86.17833 (First Dam Across the St. Joseph River/Power Race)
Business, Industry, and Labor
First Bridge 1968 300 block of N. Main Street at the St. Joseph River in Mishawaka
41°39′50″N 86°10′52″W / 41.66389°N 86.18111°W / 41.66389; -86.18111 (First Bridge)
Transportation, Buildings and Architecture
The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute 1846-1868 1968 303 S. Main at 4th Street in Mishawaka
41°39′32″N 86°10′50.7″W / 41.65889°N 86.180750°W / 41.65889; -86.180750 (The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute 1846-1868)
Education
St. Joseph Iron Works 1968 300 block of N. Main Street in Mishawaka
41°39′46″N 86°10′49.6″W / 41.66278°N 86.180444°W / 41.66278; -86.180444 (St. Joseph Iron Works)
Business, Industry, and Labor
Mishawaka High School Mishawaka-indiana-high-school.jpg 1976 Mishawaka High School at 1202 Lincoln Way E. in Mishawaka
41°39′45″N 86°9′39″W / 41.66250°N 86.16083°W / 41.66250; -86.16083 (Mishawaka High School)
Education
Kamm & Schellinger Brewery 1995 100 Center Street Complex at Lincoln Way on the southern bank of the St. Joseph River in Mishawaka
41°39′45″N 86°11′22″W / 41.66250°N 86.18944°W / 41.66250; -86.18944 (Kamm & Schellinger Brewery)
Business, Industry, and Labor
Normain Heights Subdivision 1997 Lawn of the fire station at 2332 N. Main Street in Mishawaka
41°40′53.6″N 86°10′52.4″W / 41.681556°N 86.181222°W / 41.681556; -86.181222 (Normain Heights Subdivision)
Military, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns
Battell Park 1997 400 W. Mishawaka Avenue at the Charlotte Avenue junction in Mishawaka
41°39′58″N 86°11′16″W / 41.66611°N 86.18778°W / 41.66611; -86.18778 (Battell Park)
Nature and Natural Disasters, Buildings and Architecture
Huggart Settlement 1998 Northwestern corner of the junction of State Road 4 and Mulberry Road east of Potato Creek State Park in Union Township
41°32′7″N 86°18′44″W / 41.53528°N 86.31222°W / 41.53528; -86.31222 (Huggart Settlement)
African American
Dodge Manufacturing Company 1999 500 S. Union Street at the parking lot and entrance to the RMG foundry of the Troyer Group in Mishawaka
41°39′23.2″N 86°10′37″W / 41.656444°N 86.17694°W / 41.656444; -86.17694 (Dodge Manufacturing Company)
Business, Industry, and Labor
Jewish Cemetery Site 2002 Western side of the 500 block of N. Niles Avenue in South Bend
41°40′57.4″N 86°14′40.6″W / 41.682611°N 86.244611°W / 41.682611; -86.244611 (Jewish Cemetery Site)
Cemetery, Immigration and Ethnic Groups
Porter (Rea) Cemetery 2003 Cemetery located in Potato Creek State Park near North Liberty
41°32′56″N 86°21′10″W / 41.54889°N 86.35278°W / 41.54889; -86.35278 (Porter (Rea) Cemetery)
Cemetery, African American
Lincoln & Dixie Highways Junction of Dixie and Lincoln Highways.jpg 2010 South Bend
41°40′34.5″N 86°15′1.6″W / 41.676250°N 86.250444°W / 41.676250; -86.250444 (Lincoln & Dixie Highways)
Cemetery, African American
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