Moments in Time, June 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 14, 1917 — In a Flag Day address at the shadow of the Washington Monument, President Wilson declares that ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 13, 1917 — Alexander, the new ruler of Greece, assumes his kingly duties. He is 24 years old and is pro-ally, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 12, 1917 — Accompanied by a British military band, 150 American ambulance drivers and 75 American nurses arrive ... Continue Reading →

Cruise Night 2017, by Wellinski

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) It was one of those special summer nights when the setting sun bathed the landscape — and also in this case, the gleaming ... Continue Reading →

Items from Gov. Handley, Lenick’s, Fox Woolen Mills among those donated to historical society in May

Photo and information submitted Visitors to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum came from 16 counties, 17 states, and Austria. School tour groups visiting the museum were ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 10

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  June 10, 1917 — Dick Carter is held prisoner for the murder of baby heir Buddie Keet. He is believed to be ... Continue Reading →

Scenes from LaPorte City Band’s opening summer concert

June 7 concert photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) The LaPorte City Band  opened its Arts in the Park season on Wednesday, June 7, at the Dennis F. Smith Amphitheater ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 9, 1917 — The body of Buddie Keet, 14 months and heir to a $3,000,000 fortune, was found in a well behind ... Continue Reading →

Learn about one of LaPorte County’s tiny, rural cemeteries at Webster tour June 13

Information provided The LaPorte County Genealogical Society will host its 23rd annual Cemetery Tour on Tuesday, June 13. The tour will start at 6 p.m. at the Webster Cemetery in Noble ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, June 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library June 8, 1917 — Major General John J. Pershing, commander of the U.S. troops who will fight in France, arrives in ... Continue Reading →