Did you know there is a vice president of the United States buried in South Bend's oldest cemetery? Or that there are two revolutionary war soldiers buried there as well?
South Bend City Cemetery dates back to 1832 and holds fascinating stories of those who lived and died here.
If the gravestones that sit quietly in South Bend City Cemetery could talk, they would have a lot to say not only about our town's history, but also our country's history.
Travis Childs, from the Center for History, walked us through a few of the pages in the history book that is South Bend's Oldest Cemetery.
Under one worn stone, Schuyler Colfax was laid to rest in 1885. He was the 17th vice president of the United States under President Ulysses S. Grant from 1869 to 1873 and before that had served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives under President Abraham Lincoln.