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Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

VALPARAISO | While thousands splashed in the lake and played in the sand at the Indiana dunes Sunday, two men responsible for that enjoyment were retracing their journey at the Porter County Museum.

August 18, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

"Duner" Herb Read answers questions Sunday after premiering a newly restored Save the Dunes recruitment video to visitors at the Porter County Museum of History.

August 18, 2013 4:53 pm
Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

"Duner" and photographer John Nelson discusses one of his cameras with Porter County Museum of History worker Emily Royer on Sunday. Nelson, alongside fellow duner Herb Read, fought for the preservation of the dunes in the industry-laden 1960s.

August 18, 2013 4:53 pm
Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

Save the Dunes veterans recall early days of campaign

"Duners" Herb Read, center left, and John Nelson, center right, greet visitors to the Porter County Museum of History on Sunday alongside Nelson's Saint Bernard, Aslan, during their visit to the museum to show a newly restored Save the Dunes recruitment video from the 1960s.

August 18, 2013 4:52 pm

Porter County agrees to close some National Lakeshore roads

VALPARAISO | The Porter County commissioners approved a compromise Tuesday to allow several roads to close within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

May 01, 2012 7:10 pm
Read Dunes home placed on National Register of Historic Places

Read Dunes home placed on National Register of Historic Places

CHESTERTON | The home that local environmental pioneer Herb Read built for his parents in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore now is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

December 14, 2011 1:00 pm Photos

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Future green: Who will carry on the legacy of the region's environmental activists?

Future green: Who will carry on the legacy of the region's environmental activists?

Charlotte Read said she was shocked to recently read of her retirement from Save the Dunes in a local paper. "I've left the board, but my interest in Save the Dunes and the national lakeshore is probably as strong as ever," she said. "I simply ran out of terms."

November 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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