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Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

CROWN POINT | A new sound system honoring veterans is arriving just in time to celebrate the life of a Crown Point colonel who fell in battle 150 years ago.

June 28, 2013 7:34 pm Photos

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Remembering Civil War history during the holidays

Remembering Civil War history during the holidays

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, hundreds of men from Lake and Porter counties observed the holiday season on battlefields and in winter encampments in the southern states.

December 05, 2012 7:00 pm
Remembering the dead, preserving history

Remembering the dead, preserving history

Mable Swisher's uncle helped produce one of the region's most recognizable historical landmarks, but his Crown Point grave marker is literally vanishing into history.

May 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Region faces of the Civil War

Region faces of the Civil War

A Crown Point colonel leads his regiment -- many of them hometown boys -- in a desperate battle for the future of his country, ultimately paying with his life.

April 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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