Moments in Time, March 14

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 14, 1919 — Holding a meeting at Richter Hall, the returned soldiers and sailors of LaPorte perfected an organization. ... Continue Reading →

Genealogical society bus trip to Fort Wayne is April 24; reservations due April 2

The LaPorte County Genealogical Society, in cooperation with the Michigan City Public Library, announces a Genealogy Research Bus Trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 13

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 13, 1919 — The Attorney General of the United States takes steps to protect the public against high prices of meat ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 12

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 12, 1919 — General John J. Pershing is moved to tears when he visits the hospital ship Mercy after it arrives in ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 11

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 11, 1919 — More than 1,000 persons were killed in Berlin this past week. Naked prisoners were dragged through the ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 9

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 9, 1919 — Uncle Sam is in for the biggest job in history in feeding millions of undernourished people in central ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Class of 1969’s 50th reunion is July 6

LaPorte High School Class of 1969 classmates are invited to gather to celebrate their 50-year reunion on Saturday, July 6, 2019.   Return to the majestic Civic Auditorium, site of ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 8

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library  March 8, 1919 — In the basketball sectional, LaPorte defeats LaCrosse and Wanatah loses to Elkhart in the morning, and ... Continue Reading →

Moments in Time, March 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library March 7, 1919 — More than $100,000 worth of stocks and bonds were stolen by thugs in New York who attacked a messenger ... Continue Reading →

Dr. Jesse A. Wasson: a big man in La Porte, IN, AND in LaPorte City, IA — in more ways than one

By Fern Eddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian Recently I was contacted by a person who had been on a tour of the British Isles and met another tour member who was from La Porte City, ... Continue Reading →