Museum’s first Brown Bag Lunch will feature railroad station artist Robert Smith

Artist Robert Smith will speak and show his works of LaPorte County railroad stations at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum’s first-ever Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, Jan. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 16, 1918 — Theaters, dance halls, pool rooms, bowling alleys, etc., in Indianapolis close as a result of what ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 15, 1918 — Weekly British war casualties–Killed or died of wounds: Officers, 117; men, 6,149. Wounded ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 13, 1918 — How Bros. Jewelry Stores add a phonograph department. A Chicago man is demonstrating the machines. Jan. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 12, 1918 — All Chicago schools will be closed next week. Every school boy large enough is urged to help dig ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 11, 1918 — Chief of Police Norris serves notice on all LaPorte saloon keepers to obey the law in closing their ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 10, 1918 — Governor Goodrich orders the manufacture of binder twine to resume at the Michigan City prison. Jan. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 9, 1918 — The training of dogs for war service begins today. Twenty-seven men will train Airedales and other ... Continue Reading →

Fern: Heating problems at the courthouse? What else is new?

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian How often today we hear “Everything Old is New Again” when we hear of the day’s activities. That happened when the La Porte courthouse ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Jan. 8, 1918 — President Wilson unexpectedly appears before Congress on the international situation. Hurry calls ... Continue Reading →