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Who’s Who and What’s What Exhibit at Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2013 in Uncategorized

Who’s Who and What’s What? is a display of unidentified photographs from the archives of the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. The exhibit will run from May 1-19.   The museum has hundreds of photographs in its archives, many of which are of unidentified dates, people, events, and/or places.  The community … Continued

Two New Exhibits at Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 in History

The Westchester Township History Museum will open two exhibits on Sunday, March 10, Police Departments of Westchester Township and Death in Duneland. The exhibits will run through April 28. Opening reception for both exhibits will take place from 2-4 p.m. on March 10.  Cop-inspired refreshments will be served at the opening.  The museum is housed … Continued

Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

Porter County Parks and Recreation offers activities at Brincka Cross Gardens

Posted on Thursday, April 28th, 2011 in History, Nature

Porter County Parks and Recreation is offering several exciting new programs at Brincka Cross Gardens this spring. These events, called Celebration of Colors, are set to run from April 28 to June 5 at Brincka Cross Gardens, 427 East Furness Road in Pine Township. Decorative painting, meditation and yoga workshops are just some of the … Continued

Early State Park History Revealed March 20

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 in History

Much has been said and written about the early dunes history.  Stories of H.C. Cowles, Diana of the Dunes, The Prairie Club, and others fill the dunes history books.  Often times we forget to capture the present for our future generations.  History is being made right now that our future will want to read about, … Continued

Early State Park History Revealed March 20

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 in History

Much has been said and written about the early dunes history.  Stories of H.C. Cowles, Diana of the Dunes, The Prairie Club, and others fill the dunes history books.  Often times we forget to capture the present for our future generations.  History is being made right now that our future will want to read about, … Continued

Harvest Festival at Sunset Hill Farms

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010 in History

The Northern Indiana Historical Power Association will have its 34th Annual Fall Harvest Festival this September 24, 25 and 26, 2010 at Sunset Hill Park. This year the show will feature Steam Engines, Shingle Mill, Saw Mill, Field Tillage, Threshing, Corn Shelling, Rock Crushing, Dynamometer, Sorghum Cooking, Parade of Power, Antique Cars and Trucks on … Continued

Harvest Festival at Sunset Hill Farms

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010 in History

The Northern Indiana Historical Power Association will have its 34th Annual Fall Harvest Festival this September 24, 25 and 26, 2010 at Sunset Hill Park. This year the show will feature Steam Engines, Shingle Mill, Saw Mill, Field Tillage, Threshing, Corn Shelling, Rock Crushing, Dynamometer, Sorghum Cooking, Parade of Power, Antique Cars and Trucks on … Continued

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