Introduction to Warsaw, Indiana
The community was named after the capital city of Poland as a tribute to Thaddeus Kosciusko, the Polish-Lithuanian and American general. The city was platted on October 21, 1836. Prior to this, the region was mostly occupied by trappers, traders and merchants who supplied manufactured goods to the local farmers. With many lakes in the area, Warsaw soon became a popular attraction for tourists, many of whom set up homes in the area. It was incorporated as a town in March, 1854.
Warsaw and nearby Attractions
- Billy Sunday Historic Site Museum
- Pike Lake
- Oakwood Cemetery
- Tokens 'n' Tickets
Things To Do In Warsaw
While in Warsaw, one can visit the Billy Sunday Historic Site Museum and the Kosciusko County Historical Society- Jail Museum. The city has a number of beautiful lakes and creeks, the banks of which are popular tourist spots. Among these are Pike Lake, Center Lake, Eagle Creek, Walnut Creek and Deeds Creek.
Elkhart Municipal Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Warsaw Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are available at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University-South Bend and Indiana Wesleyan University.