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LaPorte Candlelight Tour Returns in 2019

     People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s nonprofit historic preservation group, invites you to attend its enchanting 2019 Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes, Saturday, December 7th from 4-8 pm, and Sunday, December 8th from 1-5 pm.  The tour includes 5 private homes, indicated as follows:  Larry and Peggy Smith, 2704 South 150 West;…

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Winter Wonderland January 13th, 2018

   The event, sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), is free to the public. The morning session will be held at the Environmental Education Center, 2405 Calumet Ave., Hammond. The afternoon session will be held at the visitor’s center at William W. Powers State Recreation Area, 126th Place and Avenue O,…

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Buckley Homestead

by Robin Black        Settled in 1849 by Irish immigrants who developed their land into a 150-head dairy farm and sold milk to the Chicago market in the early 1900’s. The farm grew in size from 79 acres to 520 acres as it passed through four generations.       In 1977, part of the homestead…

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