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Don’t miss Glow event at arboretum, history exhibit at museum

Posted on Friday, August 7th, 2015 in Activities, Art , Music, Theater, History, Nature, Shopping

There are two great events in late summer, early fall in Indiana Dunes Country: Taltree Arboretum’s GLOW: Art After Dark, and Westchester Township History Museum’s exhibit “Celebrating 125 Years of Chesterton High School.” GLOW: Art After Dark GLOW: Art after Dark is August 13 to 15, 2015. GLOW features three nights of visual artists, vendors, crafts … Continued

Lost to Time: Duneland Ghost Towns, new exhibit at Westchester Township

Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2015 in Activities, History

The Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton, would like to invite the public to view the new temporary exhibit, Lost to Time: Duneland Ghost Towns, between now and July 5. Many towns sprouted in the Duneland area in the 1800s. These towns had their own post offices, their own stores, and their … Continued

Public invited to A Victorian Christmas Party at Brown Mansion in Chesterton

Posted on Monday, December 8th, 2014 in History

The Westchester Township History Museum will celebrate the holiday with its annual Christmas party, once again with a Victorian theme. The public is invited to join the festivities which will take place between 1:15 and 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 13, at the museum, located in the Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. … Continued

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