elkhart history Archives
The hotel never quite delivered on its promise, but it gave life to the city's biggest event.
Elkhart’s story is about to be told “On The Heritage Tale.” Authors, musicians and other creatives will be featured in a week-long celebration at the downtown library the week of […]
The Palm Sunday tornadoes brought death and destruction to Indiana in 1965. The photographer capturing that history had a story of his own.
A brigade of men in light-colored suits moved confidently on the sidewalk leading to the Elkhart County Courthouse. In the middle of this who’s who of local lawyers was the […]
The Arch was memorable, costly and criticized as a short-lived 1960s Main Street attraction.
A KKK grand dragon wielded great political power in 1920s Indiana. But one man made sure he knew he wasn't welcome in Elkhart.
Every month on the Elkhart Public Library’s Facebook page, we’ll share information about a veteran from Elkhart who served in the military. We find these service members through Fold3, the […]
Meet Al and Helen Free. They raised six kids, committed themselves to educating youth, served the community, and changed the world.
Role model, author, leader - Ben Barnes was a powerful and caring presence for Elkhart