Moments in Time, May 26

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 26, 1918 — Did you see the crowd of straw hat buyers at Lows’ Clothing Store? That’s where the biggest ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 25

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 25, 1918 — Ten more LaPorte boys take farewell of the old hometown this morning and tonight will be inducted ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 24

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 24, 1918 — A third Michigan City boy has given up his life, killed in action “somewhere in France” in the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 23, 1918 — Oliver E. Bosserman, a LaPorte County pioneer and old-time business man, dies. His parents came ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 22, 1918 — Ninety thousand American soldiers were taken to France during the first ten days of May. May 22, 1968 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 21

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 21, 1918 — At the luncheon for Red Cross workers, a French soldier says France loves America and her affection ... Continue Reading →

Hedge, Kinney, Keslings honored for preserving La Porte County history

Submitted by La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz   The 2018 Historian of the Year Awards were presented at the May 15, 2018, dinner/meeting of the La Porte County Historical ... Continue Reading →

PEP pays homage to local structural masterpieces with new book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana”

People Engaged in Preservation, La Porte’s not-for-profit historic preservation organization, has released the book, “Historic Architecture of La Porte, Indiana: The First ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 18, 1918 — June fifth has been set for the military registration of all young men who have attained the age ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, May 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library May 17, 1918 — The Germans are setting traps outside their trenches, consisting of wires connected with bombs of ... Continue Reading →