Indiana Welcome Center
HAMMOND | Eighth-grade history students from Hammond's St. John Bosco School learned of their region's participation in the Civil War during a Tuesday field trip to the Indiana Welcome Center.
HAMMOND | Flowers, the sea, Disney characters, fairy tales, sports and checkers are among the themes of 70 chairs designed by local adults and students for the fifth annual Chairish the Children art project on display through April at the Indiana Welcome Center in observance of Child Abuse P…
Fifth Annual Chairish Project displayed at Indiana Welcome Center during Child Abuse Prevention month
HAMMOND | Flowers, the sea, Disney characters, fairy tales. sports and checkers are among the themes of the chairs designed by local students for the fifth annual “Chairish the Children” art project which is on display during April at the Indiana Welcome Center in observance of Child Abuse P…
HAMMOND | Free weekend showings of an independent film chronicling Lincoln's presidency have been extended through the end of April at the Indiana Welcome Center.
“Just a guy, a camera and a lot of clicking,” Michael Lewandowski says on his Lew Shots Facebook page.
HAMMOND | A group portraying a region fighting unit from America's bloodiest war will continue live demonstrations Sunday during a special Civil War exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center.
HAMMOND | Civil War re-enactors will provide live demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday at a special exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center.
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.
Get the chip off your shoulder, Region Rats. Many of you sorely underestimate the meaningful roles your forefathers played in one of our nation's most pivotal eras.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently announced the winners from its Write a Theme contest, held annually in conjunction with the “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit. The contest pays homage to Ralphie’s theme requesting a Red Ryder BB Gun for Christmas.
WHITING | The BP Whiting Refinery is giving 10 Lake County organizations grants they can use to reduce emissions, such as by using alternative fuels.
The bronze statue of Flick from "A Christmas Story" getting his tongue "stuck, stuck, STUUUCK" to a flagpole outside the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond turned out to be a big hit that made international headlines.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority does a remarkable job every Christmas of bringing visitors to the Indiana Welcome Center to celebrate the classic movie, "A Christmas Story."
HAMMOND | Visitors of the Indiana Welcome Center are invited to enjoy a holiday light show displayed outside of the building at 7770 Corinne Drive now through Jan. 5.
Jean Shepherd's childhood home in Hammond.
Children from the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology answer questions about the window displays during a field trip to the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
Volunteer Joe Michalick assembles a window display in October for the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center.
A window display arrives in October for the "A Christmas Story" Comes Home exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
CLEVELAND | The line to see the house where much of "A Christmas Story" was filmed didn't stretch all the way back to Terre Haute, but it did extend down a block of clapboard working-class homes that stood in on the silver screen for the bygone Hammond where Jean Shepherd grew up.
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