Moments in Time, July 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 22, 1917 — Five murders and two daring safe robberies give Chicago police plenty of work today. Also this ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 21, 1917 — Now that the military draft is over, doctors are next in order. July 21, 1967 — Indiana ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 20, 1917 — The drawing for the military draft is to last 18 hours. Over two pages of LaPorte men drawn today ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 19

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 19, 1917 — President Wilson pardons the sixteen suffragists sentenced to sixty days in the workhouse after ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 18, 1917 — America may develop the aeroplane, which will end the war. July 18, 1967 — One ... Continue Reading →

Take a look under the hoods of more than 100 classics July 29 at the museum

The LaPorte County Historical Society will host its 10th annual Old Car Show on Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum grounds, 2405 Indiana Ave., LaPorte. Anyone who ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Fair 2017: Let’s close with these gems …

WNLP photos (except for one) by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) We saved a few of the best for last as the LaPorte County Fair ends for another year. The first several photos show ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 17, 1917 — The British Royal House is now known as the House of Windsor. The title was changed from Saxe-Coburg. July ... Continue Reading →

Portraits from the fair, by Wellinski — 3

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte County Fair always winds down with a rather bittersweet event — the auction. While bidders offer generous amounts for ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 15, 1917 — Dr. George Michaelis is the new imperial chancellor of Germany. July 15, 1967 — National ... Continue Reading →