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North Manchester Center For History
Center for History
122 E Main Street, North Manchester
The Center for History is managed by the North Manchester Historical Society. Featuring 10,000 square feet of exhibits, the museum focuses on local history and people. The history of area businesses including the DeWitt Auto Company, Manchester University, and the Miller Barn.
Dr. James Ford Historic Home
177 W Hill Street, Wabash

The Dr. James Ford Historic Home, a restored 19th Century physician’s home and surgery center, invites you to experience the daily lives, personalities, and activities of the Dr. James Ford family in the years before, during and just after the Civil War. Tours by appointment only.

Wabash County Historical Museum
36 E Market Street, Wabash

With two floors of interactive exhibits, an extensive research and archive area, and a spacious meeting room, this museum is one of our county’s great treasures.

Hanging Rock
4552 E Hanging Rock Road Division Road, Lagro

The Acres Land Trust property, located on the southern bank of the Wabash River, near the town of Lagro, contains an impression natural exposure of fossilized coral reef dating from the Silurian Periodsome 400 million years ago. The limestone reef deposit rises 75 feet above the river and is being undercut by it, giving the site its “hanging” appearance.

St Patrick’s Catholic Church
980 Main Street, Lagro

Built in 1870 by Irish immigrants, this breathtaking church speaks for itself. Victorian Gothic style, the original bell and organ are still in use.

Wabash-Erie Canal – Kerr Lock
Washington Street Lagro

There were four locks near Lagro. The Kerr Lock, the McDonald Lock, the Ditton Lock, and the Hayes Lock. They were named after their locktenders. Locktenders were the people that took care of the locks.

North Manchester Covered Bridge
400 S Mill Street, North Manchester

The North Manchester Covered Bridge, constructed in 1872, is one of the two remaining covered bridges which span the Eel River in Wabash County, Indiana.

Thomas Marshall House
409 N. Market Street, North Manchester

Thomas R. Marshall was our Nation’s 28th Vice President. Tour this historic home located in charming North Manchester, Indiana.

Roann Covered Bridge
6000 Roann Lukens Lake Road, Roann

Where there once were 29 covered bridges in Wabash County, the Roann Covered bridge is now one of the only two remaining covered bridges in the county.

Stockdale Mill
6071 N 800 W, Roann

The Stockdale Mill is a historic grist mill built between 1855 and 1857. The mill is powered by a 202 ft. long dam that spans the Eel River. Open Saturdays for FREE tours from 12 PM to 4 PM, come explore 3 and 1/2 stories of history! The last tour of 2022 is October 15th!

The Honeywell House
720 N Wabash Street, Wabash

The Honeywell House, home of the late Mrs. Mark C. Honeywell, is a nonprofit cultural center owned and operated by the Honeywell Foundation.

Paradise Spring Historical Park
351 E Market Street, Wabash

Paved walkway through historic log cabins on the site where the Treaty at Paradise Spring was signed. Also was once a main hub for the Big Four Railroad.

Wabash County Courthouse & Abraham Lincoln Monument
1 W Hill Street, Wabash

First Electrically Lighted city in the World: “From the towering dome of the Court House at 8 PM on March 31, 1880, burst a flood of lights that made world history.”

LaFontaine Veterans’ Memorial
103 W Branson Street, La Fontaine

This memorial is a point of pride for the LaFontaine community. The memorial stone features an eagle, bomber planes, and soldiers in action. It reads: “Dedicated to all the men and women who have honorably and faithfully served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America” Insignias from all service branches and a POW/MIA insignia to honor those still unaccounted for, are featured at the base of the stone.

Hero Memorial in Wabash County
Hero Memorial
801 S Wabash St, Wabash

The permanent memorial site includes three 7’ stainless steel obelisks with decorative caps and a dedication plaque. Each pillar was fabricated locally by Schlemmer Brothers Metal Works and has the ability to display a total of 756 names. In addition to the hero nameplates, decorative stars and quotes highlighting patriotic service have been incorporated into the design.

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