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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
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