Category Archives: Historical

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Jerry Ross Tribute Wall Dedication August 28th

     The City of Crown Point is proud to announce its ribbon cutting for the Jerry Ross Tribute Wall, located at the corner of North & West St at Jerry Ross Park. Astronaut.      Jerry Ross will join Mayor Uran on Saturday, August 28th at 2:30 pm to dedicate the new monument which…

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Buckley Homestead Fall Festival

The Buckley Homestead Fall Festival Celebrates Old Time Traditions – with family fun, great food, wonderful entertainment and traditional arts and crafts will be held on October 9th and 10th, 2021 from 10am – 4pm.Along the trail to the pioneer cabin reenactors portray military, civilians and artisans of various time periods.  Wood crafters, china painter,…

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Sleepy Hollow – Lowell Indiana

      The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a popular event that sells out ahead of time. So, The “Tickets On Sale Date” is August 25th, 2021. The 2021 Performance Dates are September 10th and 12th and September 17th and 18th, 2021.      Purchase your tickets at Deep River Water park in Hobart.…

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Octave Chanute Day at Indiana Dunes

     Learn about Octive Chanute, a pioneer of aviation who experimented with gliders in the dunes and contributed to the Wright brothers’ success.      Upon retirement retired from his engineering business in 1889, Chanute had the opportunity for more personal study and experiment in aeronautics.      In 1896 at Dune Park, Indiana, about 60…

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Sleepy Hollow – Lowell Indiana

      The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a popular event that sells out ahead of time. So, We are posting the “Tickets On Sale Date” for our #PanoramaNOW Customers. The 2021 Dates are September 10th And 12th and September 17th and 18th, 2021.      Purchase your tickets at Deep River Water park…

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LaPorte Air Fair to Feature the B-25 at the LaPorte Airport

     The Laporte Municipal Airport will be presenting their first Annual Air Fair from August 9th through August 15th, 2021 featuring the  The B-25 “Maid in the Shade.”       Air Fair hours are 9am – 6pm Tuesday thru Sunday. Tours of the B-25 are Tuesday thru Thursday NS  and Fri-Sun from 2-6pm, Rides are…

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Historic Barker Mansion Gets New Owner / Management

Located downtown Michigan City the city has transferred ownership of the Historic Barker Mansion to “The Barker Welfare Foundation.” The Barker Mansion is a historic home and living museum that seeks to preserve the history of the Barker family business and philanthropy in Michigan City. Tours, exhibits, programs and events provide it’s usefulness to the…

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Laporte’s Annual Old Car Show

    The La Porte County Historical Society 15th Annual Old Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 17TH, 2021 from 9AM-3PM . The Car Show is held on the grounds of the museum located at 2405 Indiana Ave. or Highway 35 at the south entrance to La Porte. The event is open to cars 30…

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Everyday Items That Came From the Chicago World's Fair

Everyday Items That Came From the Chicago World’s Fair

Discover everyday items that came from the Chicago World’s Fair. You probably never knew that Cracker Jacks, zippers, and chewing gum premiered in Chicago.

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LaPorte County Historical Museum Opens!

     The reopening of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum will take place Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Resuming its normal hours the museum will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time the La Porte County Historical Society announced.      Mask wearing over the nose and mouth…

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