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Buckley Homestead County Park

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 42: Buckley Homestead County Park

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 42: Buckley Homestead County Park

When Rose Buckley Pearce walked into the Lake County Government Center in 1977, she was lucky someone directed her to the offices of the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department.

August 16, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

MONDAY

July 07, 2014 12:05 am

Make a basket at Buckley Homestead workshop

LOWELL | Basket Workshops at Buckley Homestead County Park are offered by experienced teacher Julie Duttlinger, who returns to the farm each summer. Participants are guaranteed a finished basket by the end of one class.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am
Watch sheep being sheared on the farm

Watch sheep being sheared on the farm

LOWELL | A sheep shearing demonstration, “From Sheep to Sweater,” will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Buckley Homestead County Park, 3606 Belshaw Road. Sheep will be sheared about 1 p.m.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

Global Star Party set for Saturday night at Lowell observatory

LOWELL | To celebrate Global Astronomy Month, the Calumet Astronomical Society is joining with astronomy clubs around the world to provide people with an opportunity to view the many celestial wonders of our sky.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am
Buckley Homestead visitors get taste of the past at maple sugar demonstrations

Buckley Homestead visitors get taste of the past at maple sugar demonstrations

LOWELL | Pungent smoke wafted through the cloudy, chilled air as sap cooked down over an open fire.

March 01, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Public input requested for Lake County parks' five-year plan

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of updating its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Open Space Plan for 2014 to 2019. The plan, a guideline for future development and management, will be submitted to the Indiana Department of Recreation in April.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am

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MONDAY

October 06, 2013 12:00 am

Non-reserved hay rides offered at county parks

Hay rides are offered at Lake County's Buckley and Deep River parks this fall. No reservations are needed. These hay rides are not for groups.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am

Tickets go on sale today for Legend of Sleepy Hollow

MERRILLVILLE | Opening day ticket sales for "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" at Buckley Homestead County Park will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. (in person sales only) today only at Deep River Waterpark, 9001 E. U.S. 30, just east of the Lake County Parks Corporate Office.

August 21, 2013 12:00 am

Free workshop trains water quality monitors

LOWELL | Volunteers are needed to monitor streams and rivers in Indiana for water quality, and a Hoosier River Watch Workshop set for Friday at Buckley Homestead County Park, 3606 Belshaw Road, will provide participants with the resources and skills needed to become part of this project.

June 12, 2013 12:00 am
No more World War ll re-enactors at Buckley Homestead County Park

No more World War ll re-enactors at Buckley Homestead County Park

LOWELL | The war is over for re-enactors at Buckley Homestead County Park.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am

Horse-drawn sleigh rides offered on weekends

LOWELL | Horse-drawn bobsled rides are offered from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Buckley Homestead County Park on Saturdays and Sundays in January and February.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am

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THURSDAY

November 25, 2012 12:05 am
Return to "Christmas Long Ago"

Return to "Christmas Long Ago"

LOWELL | Twinkling candles in the windows, a chill in the air, and the echo of distant carols being sung will take visitors back to "Christmas Long Ago" next weekend at Buckley Homestead County Park.

November 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Buckely Homestead festivalgoers show pioneer spirit by attending in downpour

Buckely Homestead festivalgoers show pioneer spirit by attending in downpour

LOWELL | With rain pouring down, Rebecca Grochowski her family wore smiles and carried umbrellas as they arrived for their Saturday outing at Buckley Homestead County Park.

October 13, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Buckley Homestead County Park readies for Fall Festival

LOWELL | The simpler pleasures of turn-of-the-century rural Indiana unfold Saturday and Sunday at Buckley Homestead County Park.

October 10, 2012 7:34 pm

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TUESDAY

October 07, 2012 12:00 am

Buckley Homestead, PUC to host youth astronomy camp

LOWELL | Students in fifth through 12th grade with an interest in the stars are invited to join the annual Youth Astronomy Camp at Purdue and Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead.

July 27, 2012 12:00 am

Buckley Homestead braces for battle

LOWELL | Lake County Park's Buckley Homestead Living History Farm will be transformed into the European countryside of World War II for two days beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.

May 02, 2012 8:30 pm
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