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Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Sunday Nature Series will conclude at the Westchester Township History Museum on Sunday, August 12, at 2 p.m.  The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion, located at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.  Light refreshments will be served.   Adults are invited to join Chuck Roth, owner of Chesterton Feed and Garden, when … Continued

Dune Days Summer Camp at the Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 in Uncategorized

Summer Camp for grades 4 and 5 is coming to the Museum!   The Westchester Township History Museum will host its seventh annual summer history camp, Dune Days, July 16 – 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon each day.  The program is free of charge.  Registration at the museum is necessary as the event … Continued

Father Knows Best: A History of Father’s Day Exhibit at the Museum

Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 in History

How did Father’s Day originate in the US?  Visit the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton, from June1-23 and learn the answer while browsing the Father Knows Best: A History of Father’s Day exhibit.   Enjoy the slideshow honoring Westchester Township dads – including stepfathers, grandfathers, father figures, and adopted fathers.  Browse … Continued

Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes Exhibit at the Museum

Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2013 in Art , Music, Theater, History, Nature

  Pageant, Protest, and Progress: Saving the Indiana Dunes is the title of the new summer exhibit at the Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton. The exhibit will open June 1 and will continue through September 1.   The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Avenue, … Continued

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

Sunday Nature Series at Westchester Township History Museum

Posted on Friday, April 5th, 2013 in Nature

The Sunday Nature Series will resume at the Westchester Township History Museum on Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m.  The series will take place one Sunday per month through August. The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion, located at 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesterton.  Light refreshments will be served. Local plant expert David … Continued

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