Have you ever wondered if there are other cities or towns with the same name as your hometown? That question intrigued the author after he read an article about a professor that lived in Buffalo, New York, and every summer he would load up his VW and travel to one of the other seventeen Buffalos in the United States. After investigating and finding out there are six Elkharts, the author and his wife set out on their own adventure to discover where these Elkharts were, where they each got their name, and if they are mysteriously connected to each other in some way. Traveling to each Elkhart, he found that this is beautiful country and there are some really great people in the other Elkharts. He also learned about his own hometown, which he knew very little about. He knows that this book is a must read for anyone living in a town named Elkhart, but maybe there is a greater audience of people who love to travel and are curious about a tale of human interest. He found out something very interesting in travels: all the Elkharts had a written history, except one, Elkhart, Texas; and the inhabitants the other Elkharts were surprised to hear that there even was an Elkhart, Texas. However, Elkhart, Texas, has an abundance of history of the Parker family that settled in Texas and gave it the name Elkhart. As the reader, you will come to learn the common thread that runs through the history of all the Elkharts. Come along to the heartland of this great nation and visit with the author to the Six Elkharts.
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 26th December 2006
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2