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Battell Park

Location: 400 W. Mishawaka & Charlotte Avenues, Mishawaka. (St. Joseph County, Indiana)

Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau, Citizens of Mishawaka and Beiger Heritage Corporation

ID# : 71.1997.2

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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 WW I (1927): exceptional Works Progress Administration rock garden (1937). Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1996.

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Nature and Natural Disasters, Buildings and Architecture