Moments in Time, Feb. 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 18, 1917 — Seventy-two Americans held prisoner in Germany are not released. Feb. 18, 1967 — Chinese ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 17, 1917 — The German government is “perfecting arrangements” for the departure of American consuls still ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Feb. 16, 1917 — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in LaPorte discusses the proposed erection of a Parish house, ... Continue Reading →

Indiana’s gleaming auto history is highlighted in current museum exhibit

Information provided The LaPorte County Historical Society is hosting Auto Indiana, one of the Indiana Historical Society’s traveling exhibits, until the end of February. The exhibit, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Feb. 15, 1917 — Wholesale food commodities are rotting because American ship owners refuse to send their ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 14, 1917 — Thoroughly aroused by information that the Cuban rebels are gaining the upper hand, the State Department ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 13, 1917 — Rev. Paul Eickstaedt writes from Florida of the steady improvement in his health. He hopes to resume ... Continue Reading →

Visit museum to see when Valentines were Valentines

Photos and information provided Today’s Valentine cards are quite plain compared to days past. In the Victorian era, many Valentines were extremely intricate, colorful, 3-dimensional ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 11, 1917 — The crisis continues to be grave. Sub raids continue about England. Feb. 11, 1967 — Teamster ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Feb. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Feb. 9, 1917 — The international situation remains unchanged. The administration awaits new submarine moves. Feb. ... Continue Reading →