Museum’s old car show canceled, but tradition will continue next summer

     Another popular local event, the La Porte County Historical Museum’s Annual Old Car Show, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.      Originally scheduled ... Continue Reading →
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May 29

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 Three special cars will go to Washington Park in the harbor town to see the Haskell & Barker Club and the Advance-Rumely ... Continue Reading →
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May 28

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library 1920 A former La Porte boy loses his “flivver” in Chicago. He drove his Ford there and parked in Grant Park where the police ... Continue Reading →

“A national moment of remembrance” — right here in La Porte, courtesy of Steck and Lang

Story and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems      A few years ago I saw a story done by Correspondent Steve Hartman on CBS about a man in Tacoma, Washington who steps ... Continue Reading →
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May 27

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The old, old story of a can of kerosene and a kitchen stove with live coals in it was told again in a tragedy in the little ... Continue Reading →
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May 26

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Chicago’s “Gold Coast” section, the homes of the wealthiest and most socially prominent residents, is in a furor ... Continue Reading →
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May 23

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Over one billion dollars worth of foods of all kinds are in storage houses and on railroads in the Chicago district. Dealers ... Continue Reading →
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May 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 Jacob Rose, Jr. of this city sells 187 acres of Noble township land to Charles W. Werner. The price was stated as $28,000.00. 1970 A ... Continue Reading →
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May 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  1920 The opening of the La Porte Country club will take place on Monday, Decoration day. The flag tournament, a new feature ... Continue Reading →

Historical society’s annual car show canceled

       The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed another much-anticipated local event.        Michele Barber, assistant director of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum, ... Continue Reading →