Created By: Nappanee Public Library
Have you heard of Locke? Maybe you haven’t and maybe you have. When the B&O Railroad decided to bypass Locke and put the railroad in 3 miles south. Nappanee was the product that came out of that situation. Many businesses and people started to migrate from Locke to Nappanee. Along Came Nappanee explores the feud between Nappanee and Locke, businesses, and people who moved to Nappanee and the buildings too! Find out about early businesses in Nappanee. Learn more about the Nappanee and Locke feud. Did you know that they would write into Goshen and Wakarusa newspapers about how much they did not like each other or well just too really complain about each other? Locke fought hard to still thrive even though they were losing their population quickly to a young Nappanee. Find out more about this feud during the walking tour!