Library invites folks of all ages to Carnegie celebration Jan. 31

Information provided The La Porte County Public Library is excited to announce the Carnegie Centennial Celebration happening on Friday, Jan. 31, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Main Library. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 21 

Jan. 21, 1920 — Two fatherless girls, aged 12 and 13, were sent to La Porte from Chicago by their mothers to look for their aunt. The Bay Tree Inn put them up until their aunt ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 20

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library  Jan. 20, 1920 — Chicago is in the grip of a combined epidemic of influenza and pneumonia. In the last week there were ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 18

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 18, 1920 — The health department in Chicago reports 1,789 new cases of influenza in the last 48 hours with 16 deaths. ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 17

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 17, 1920 — Paul Danschenal is elected president of the French Republic, succeeding Raymond Poincaire. Jan. 17, 1970 ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 16

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 16, 1920 — A.J. Stahl buys the Grandstaff grocery building. Seven years ago, at the time of the Rumely boom and subsequent ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 15

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 15, 1920 — A La Porte man leaves his wife and elopes with his friend’s sweetheart. They are arrested in Michigan ... Continue Reading →

GPS? Ha! A colorful, detailed map got you around LP County back when. Now you can purchase copies at the museum

Information provided Do you have a friend who loves La Porte or one who visited here and might want a souvenir? Consider one of the publications offered by the La Porte County Historical ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 14, 1920 — The city will have a candy paradise on Lincolnway. Work was started on what promises to be the best confectionery ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, Jan. 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, La Porte County Public Library Jan. 13, 1920 — The annual business meeting of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church was held. The congregation places itself ... Continue Reading →