The solar eclipse peaked at about 2:20 this afternoon in the Michiana area. About 150 people gathered in downtown Elkhart to witness the event. The Elkhart Public Library hosted a viewing party, where the public was welcome to join and watch live coverage of the eclipse on a jumbotron.
It’s been 38 years since the last eclipse. Kids and adults gathered at Central Park to witness what many called a “once in a lifetime event.”