Battell Park

Battell Park (HM1601)

Location: Mishawaka, IN 46545 St Joseph County
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N 41° 39.965', W 86° 11.27'

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Mishawaka's oldest park, circa 1860s; given to city (1881) by members of Battell family. Features include Civil War soldiers monument (1884); neoclassical copper-domed, brick and limestone bandshell commemorating WWI (1927); exceptional Works Progress Administration rock garden (1937). Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1996.
HM NumberHM1601
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Marker Number71.1997.2
Year Placed1997
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Citizens of Mishawaka, and Beiger Heritage Corporation
Marker Condition
10 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 12:29am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] ALISEA MCLEOD  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 567612 N 4613021
Decimal Degrees41.66608333, -86.18783333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 39.965', W 86° 11.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 39' 57.90" N, 86° 11' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 423-511 W Mishawaka Ave, Mishawaka IN 46545, US
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Both the marker and memorial are in excellent condition. The park is well used, high level of visitors.

Jun 26, 2017 at 5:00pm PDT by aliseamcleod

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