“Virtual Stories of Elkhart” will take viewers through 180 years of Elkhart County history

A photo of Middlebury’s Hutchinson and Son’s Blacksmith Shop. The shop was one of Middlebury’s longest running businesses when it closed in the mid 1900’s. The history of this building and others in Middlebury, Bristol, and Goshen will be shared in the Virtual Stories of Elkhart: Lost Buildings program presented by the Elkhart County Historical Museum. Photo courtesy: Elkhart County Historical Museum

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – The Elkhart County Historical Museum will present the program, “Virtual Stories of Elkhart: Lost Buildings” next week.

The November program, which is part one of two in the program series, will take viewers through 180 years of Elkhart County history.

Both parts of the show will give viewers insight on different buildings that have historical significance to the county.

Part one will look at buildings in Bristol, Middlebury, and Goshen, showcasing their history, why the buildings are no longer there, and what is in their places today.

“Virtual Stories of Elkhart” will be presented on the Google Meet platform Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 20 at 1 p.m.

Registration to watch the show ends 2 hours before the start of each presentation.

To watch this free event, guests can register on the Elkhart County Parks website and look for the event on the Events Calendar page.

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