Moments in Time, Aug. 6

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 6, 1918 — A couple finally receives a letter from their son in service in France after two months. He is the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 4

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 4, 1918 — A fire in the Studebaker garage, corner of Indiana Avenue and State Street, causes $100 worth of ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 3

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  Aug. 3, 1918 — Over 300,000 men were embarked and started overseas during July, a new record. Aug. 3, 1968 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 2

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 2, 1918 — Capt. Albert E. Trevitt of the LaPorte Salvation Army will go to France to be a chaplain in the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Aug. 1

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library Aug. 1, 1918 — Local retired farmers who rent their farms are not entitled to receive the allotted eight pounds of wheat ... Continue Reading →

LP County Genealogical Society to meet Aug. 14

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, the La Porte County Genealogical Society will meet at the LaPorte Park and Recreation Department building, 250 Pine Lake Ave. This regular monthly ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 31

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 31, 1918 — A Lincolnway businessman will go to Paris in the spirit of sacrifice essential to winning the war. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 30

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 30, 1918 — LaPorte receives word that Lieut. Hamon Gray, infantry, has made the supreme sacrifice. He dies ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Legion commemorates 100th anniversary of the WWI death of namesake Hamon Gray

EDITOR’S NOTE: The biographical research and information on Hamon Gray were provided to the American Legion by La Porte County Historian Fern Eddy Schultz.  WNLP ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, July 28

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library July 28, 1918 — French mothers mourn the U.S. dead. Yankee victims of the Huns are revered by the French, who love ... Continue Reading →