Moments in Time, Oct. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 17, 1917 — The coal strike is spreading to Indiana. Six thousand are out at Terre Haute and two thousand at ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 16, 1917 — Thousands of cattle and hogs perish in a big fire at the Kansas City Stock Yard. Oct. 16, 1967 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 14, 1917 — The Chicago White Sox are the new World Champions. Oct. 14, 1967 — A Gary man is ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 13, 1917 — The Chicago White Sox have won three World Series games and the New York Giants, two. Oct. 13, 1967 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 12, 1917 — The price of bread must come down. Unless bakers take action shortly, Herbert Hoover will. Oct. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 11, 1917 — The 16 British ships sunk by German submarines last week bring the total number of British vessels ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 10, 1917 — Boys from 16-21 and men over 31 will be held liable for draft service in the Army if contemplated ... Continue Reading →

What’s in a name? If it’s a street name, perhaps a lot of history

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian This is a continuing saga of the naming of streets in La Porte. Information about individuals for whom some of La Porte’s streets ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Oct. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Oct. 9, 1917 — A citizen of South Wanatah is charged with selling a pint of beer for 10 cents to a minor, knowing ... Continue Reading →

Vintage salon dryer, LaPorte beer trays among items donated to museum in September

Visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum for the month of September 2017 came from 9 Indiana counties, 20 states, England and Norway. A group of 45 Norwegians interested ... Continue Reading →