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History of South Bend, Indiana, USA

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South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, USA

At one time Studebaker Company of South Bend was the nation's largest producer of horse-drawn wagons. It later developed into a multimillion-dollar automobilemanufacturer.

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  • 1854 - South Bend
    South Bend, a flourishing post-town of Portage township and capital of St. Joseph county, Indiana, is finely situated on St. Joseph's river, and on...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - South Bend
    South Bend, a city of Indiana, the county-seat of St. Joseph co., is on the St. Joseph River, and on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, Chicago &...Read MORE...


  • News 1896 - ODDFELLOWS' TEMPLE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
    South Bend, Ind., Jan. 10. - Fire Wednesday night destroyed the Oddfellows temple and contents, causing a loss of $35,000. Other losses were as...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - Fatal Hotel Fire.
    South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    South Bend, a city, the county-seat of St. Joseph co., Ind., is on the St. Joseph River and on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern and other...Read MORE...


  • South Bend, Indiana, USA
    Colfax Avenue Bridge
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  • South Bend, Indiana, USA
    Michigan Street
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  • News 1914 - SOUTH BEND BUILDING COLLAPSES; FOUR DIE. STRUCTURE FALLS WHILE STREETS ARE CROWDED, NARROWLY MISSING KILLING PERSONS ON STREET.
    South Bend, Ind., Jan. 5 - Three men and one woman were killed when a recently remodeled three story building, the lower floor of which was vacant,...Read MORE...


  • South Bend, Indiana, USA
    Y. M. C. A. Main Building and Boys' Dormitory
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  • 1952 - December 21 - WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

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  • 1963 - Studebaker Automobile Corporation ceased auto production at South Bend plant

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Colfax Avenue Bridge
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Michigan Street
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Y. M. C. A. Main Building and Boys' Dormitory
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  • 1854 - South Bend
    South Bend, a flourishing post-town of Portage township and capital of St. Joseph county, Indiana, is finely situated on St. Joseph's river, and on... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - South Bend
    South Bend, a city of Indiana, the county-seat of St. Joseph co., is on the St. Joseph River, and on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern, Chicago &... Read MORE...

  • News  1896 - ODDFELLOWS' TEMPLE DESTROYED BY FIRE.
    South Bend, Ind., Jan. 10. - Fire Wednesday night destroyed the Oddfellows temple and contents, causing a loss of $35,000. Other losses were as... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - Fatal Hotel Fire.
    South Bend, Ind., June 20.-Fire in the Morrison Hotel early this morning resulted in the death of L.C. Smart, a telephone lineman, and the serious... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    South Bend, a city, the county-seat of St. Joseph co., Ind., is on the St. Joseph River and on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern and other... Read MORE...

  • News  1914 - SOUTH BEND BUILDING COLLAPSES; FOUR DIE. STRUCTURE FALLS WHILE STREETS ARE CROWDED, NARROWLY MISSING KILLING PERSONS ON STREET.
    South Bend, Ind., Jan. 5 - Three men and one woman were killed when a recently remodeled three story building, the lower floor of which was vacant,... Read MORE...

  • 1952 - December 21 - WSBT TV channel 22 in South Bend, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

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  • 1963 - Studebaker Automobile Corporation ceased auto production at South Bend plant

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