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Historic train depot on the move

Historic train depot on the move

VALPARAISO | Residents in lawn chairs lined Franklin Street on Monday morning to watch history on the move.

July 07, 2014 7:28 pm Video Photos

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Merrillville to have second inspection of former Old Mill

MERRILLVILLE | The cost to save the former Old Mill property remains uncertain, but town officials plan to soon obtain a better understanding of the structural integrity of the building constructed in 1851.

May 29, 2014 8:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
No cause found for Valpo fire

No cause found for Valpo fire

Heavy equipment operators with G.E. Marshall of Valparaiso clear debris recently at the site of the March 4 fire that destroyed a historic downtown building on Lincolnway and Michigan Street in Valparaiso.

March 13, 2013 5:22 pm
No cause found for Valpo fire

No cause found for Valpo fire

A fabric-covered fence obscures the view from the corner of Lincolnway and Michigan Street where a historic downtown building burned March 4 in Valparaiso. Investigator reports are inconclusive as to the cause of the fire that started in the basement.

March 13, 2013 5:22 pm
No cause found for Valpo fire

No cause found for Valpo fire

The cause of the March 4 fire that destroyed a historic downtown building on Lincolnway and Michigan Street in Valparaiso might never be known.

March 13, 2013 5:22 pm
No cause found for Valpo fire

No cause found for Valpo fire

A pile of brick rubble is nearly all that remains of the historic building on Lincolnway and Michigan St that burned earlier this month.

March 13, 2013 5:22 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Participants in the Preserving Historic Places conference listen to a lecture Wednesday at the Whiting United Methodist Church in Whiting.

April 11, 2012 6:14 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting's historical downtown is on display for a statewide audience as the city hosts the annual Preserving Historic Places this week.

April 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

The Whiting United Methodist Church can be seen Wednesday from the Whiting Community Center.

April 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Participants in the Preserving Historic Places conference mingle Wednesday outside the Whiting Community Center in Whiting.

April 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Whiting applauded for historical preservation efforts

Participants in the Preserving Historic Places conference leave a lecture Wednesday at the Whiting United Methodist Church in Whiting. The city is hosting the annual event, which has included tours of Whiting's historically significant buildings.

April 11, 2012 4:15 pm
Lowell Main Street Association closes

Lowell Main Street Association closes

Lynn Scheeringa, owner of Tish's Antiques, and Dianne Boylan, a former president of the Lowell Main Street Assocation, stand next to a historical sign at Tish's Antiques. The association, which was instrumental in placing the downtown district on the National Register of Historic Places, was…

March 23, 2012 4:00 pm
Lowell Main Street Association closes

Lowell Main Street Association closes

A sign at Tish's Antiques in Lowell designates the building as historical.

March 23, 2012 4:00 pm
Lowell Main Street Association closes

Lowell Main Street Association closes

Lynn Scheeringa, owner of Tish's Antiques, and Dianne Boylan, a former president of the Lowell Main Street Assocation, stand next to a historical sign at Tish's Antiques. The association, which was instrumental in placing the downtown district on the National Register of Historic Places, was…

March 23, 2012 4:00 pm
History on parade in Glenwood

History on parade in Glenwood

Hickory Bend Elementary School third-grader Jada Rollins portrays Bessie Coleman, who became the first African-American woman to earn a pilot's license. The students in kindergarten through fourth grade dressed as historic African-Americans and paraded from class to class in honor of Black H…

February 07, 2012 6:30 pm
History on parade in Glenwood

History on parade in Glenwood

Hickory Bend Elementary School first-grader Jaylan Daniels portrays Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, who performed one of the first open-heart surgeries in the United States. The students dressed as historic African-Americans on Tuesday.

February 07, 2012 6:30 pm
History on parade in Glenwood

History on parade in Glenwood

Hickory Bend Elementary School students in kindergarten through fourth grade dressed as historic African-Americans and paraded from class to class on Tuesday.

February 07, 2012 6:30 pm
Heart of the community -- Crown Point

Heart of the community -- Crown Point

Main Street on the Crown Point Square, then and now.Historic Photo Courtesy of the Lake County Historical Museum

January 08, 2012 7:45 pm
Heart of the community -- Crown Point

Heart of the community -- Crown Point

The Old Lake County Courthouse, seen here from Court Street, lends a timeless feel to Crown Point's downtown.

January 08, 2012 7:45 pm
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