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Pioneerland

Work LaPorte County Fairgrounds Highway 2 and Zigler Road LaPorte IN 46350 United StatesWork Phone: 219-363-2070Website: http://pioneerland.org/
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Biographical Info

Pioneerland is located at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, LaPorte, Indiana.  It’s inception began in 1995 as part of the LaPorte County Fair 150th Anniversary.  Since it’s beginning, Pioneerland has grown to include:

  • log cabin
  • blacksmith shop
  • antique post & beam barn
  • one room school house
  • post office
  • general store
  • farm bureau cabin
  • pioneer heritage garden
  • outdoor cooking kitchen
  • quilter’s cabin
  • artisan barn
  • wash house

The entire village was funded and is operated by volunteers.  The village depicts the 1800-1840’s time period.  It’s in full operation during the LaPorte Country Fair (the first full week in July), and for school tours the last weeks of May and the last two weeks of September.  It’s also open the first weekend in December and for special events as requested.  The events include bus tours, church groups, weddings, etc.  NOTE: All buildings are handicap accessible.

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