Moments in Time … in photographs


Photos and information courtesy of La Porte County Historical Society Museum

Pictured here at her spinning wheel is Harriet Candace Clark, circa 1890. The photo was taken by Rose Clark.

The beginning of the end for the old La Porte County Jail in La Porte in March of 1977. A worker tears off roof shingles behind the jail sign. The jail was located across State Street from the courthouse and the La Porte County Complex, housing a new jail, was built in its place.

Alonzo D. Chandler, 419 Washington St., Michigan City, was a lamplighter and was married to Mary Ann Bemis Baldwin Chandler, a “doctoress.” Alonzo was born circa 1853.

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