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Fire Departments of Westchester Township Exhibit

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - Monday, April 30, 2012
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Celebrate the history of Westchester Township fire departments at the all-new exhibit at Westchester Township History Museum, 700 W. Porter Avenue, Chesteton. February 18-April 29.The Westchester Township History Museum will celebrate the history of the fire departments of Westchester Township with an exhibit from Saturday, February 18 to Sunday, April 29. The museum is housed in the historic Brown Mansion at 700 W. Porter Ave., Chesterton. The exhibit’s opening reception will take place Saturday, February 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the museum. The Fire Departments of Westchester Township exhibit details the beginnings of the three town departments - Chesterton, Porter, and Burns Harbor - and also recognizes the volunteer firefighters of Dune Acres as well as the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Fire Management program. In appreciation of the help they have given to Westchester Township, the volunteer fire departments of Liberty and Pine Townships will also be acknowledged. In addition to telling the departments’ stories, the museum will display artifacts that trace the development of the departments and their equipment. Old and new technologies come

Contact

museum@wpl.lib.in.us
219-983-9715

Event Location

Westchester Township History Museum
700 W. Porter Avenue
Chesterton
http://www.wpl.lib.in.us

Admission Fee: Free of charge
Parking Fee: No parking fee

Category:

Exhibits

Region:

Porter County

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