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New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

HAMMOND | The newest South Shore Line poster connects the region's rich Civil War past with present and future generations seeking to learn its lessons, the artist who painted it says.

February 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Michael Miller, left, who portrays Crown Point's Civil War Col. John Wheeler for a Lake County-based re-enactment group, and Charlie Wheeler, the great-great-grandson of Col. Wheeler, pose behind a Civil War veteran headstone in July at Historic Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point. Photos of the…

February 27, 2014 5:45 pm
Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

CROWN POINT | A region Civil War history preservation and tourism initiative will soon be featured on an iconic South Shore Line poster.

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Mitch Markovitz, far right, speaks with Civil War re-enactors Charlie Wheeler, center, of Crown Point, and Michael Miller, of the Lake County-based 20th Indiana Infantry re-enactment group, during a photo shoot Wednesday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. Markovitz was taking pho…

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm
Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Michael Miller, left, who portrays Crown Point's Civil War Col. John Wheeler for a Lake County-based re-enactment group, and Charlie Wheeler, the great-great-grandson of Col. Wheeler, pose behind a Civil War veteran headstone Wednesday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point. Photos of t…

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm
The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Crown Point's Joseph Sprague stood among the mourners as Col. John Wheeler was buried in a city ceremony that attracted more than 1,000 people.

July 02, 2013 2:22 pm Photos

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Northwest Indiana rededicates Civil War hero's grave site

Northwest Indiana rededicates Civil War hero's grave site

CROWN POINT | A maple tree standing guard over the headstone of Col. John Wheeler provided covering shade for more than 50 people who gathered at Maplewood Cemetery on a sultry morning 148 years to the day after he fell on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg.

July 02, 2011 7:15 pm Photos

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