The Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute 1846-1868
Location: 303 S. Main at 4th Street, Mishawaka. (St. Joseph County, Indiana)
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ID# : 71.1968.3
Opposite the south end of Main Street at 4th Street stood the two-storied, red brick Institute Building, where the Mishawaka Academic and Normal Institute classes were held. This was a Free school for Mishawaka children and a Select school for advanced study and teacher training, supported by the village, with an enrollment of over two hundred students from the town and surrounding area.