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Kankakee Valley Historical Society

More artifacts unearthed at Collier Lodge

More artifacts unearthed at Collier Lodge

KOUTS | High school students from the University of Notre Dame's Summer Scholars program found artifacts at the Collier Lodge in Kouts after two days of digging. 

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Archaeological dig returns to Collier Lodge

KOUTS | Researchers will continue to peel back the layers of history at Kankakee Valley Historical Society's Collier Lodge this summer.

June 21, 2014 7:00 pm

Lake County's historic bridge moving to new home

KOUTS | More than a decade after progress doomed a 1920s Kankakee River bridge in Lake County, the Kankakee Valley Historical Society will give the bridge new life. 

June 18, 2014 6:47 pm

Animals at archaeological sites discussed at Tuesday meeting

VALPARAISO | The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will host a program about animals at archaeological sites.

April 12, 2014 6:55 pm
Linden log cabin ready for resurrection

Linden log cabin ready for resurrection

The more than century-old Linden log cabin is ready for its resurrection.

February 23, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Alfred H. Meyer was Kankakee River restoration advocate

Alfred H. Meyer was Kankakee River restoration advocate

I consider professor Alfred H. Meyer the most learned and influential Kankakee Marsh Restoration advocate.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
Aukiki River Festival offers glimpse of bygone days

Aukiki River Festival offers glimpse of bygone days

KOUTS | The train ride from Chicago was 40 cents, and $2 purchased a room, meals, a boat, and a river guide.

August 24, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

Photos

Aukiki River Festival to be Aug. 24

KOUTS | Kankakee Valley Historical Society hosts 6th annual Aukiki River Festival August 24, 9 am – 4pm and August 25, 10am-4pm, 1097 Baum's Bridge Road, Kouts, Indiana.

August 16, 2013 3:16 pm
Linden log cabin finds a new home

Linden log cabin finds a new home

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin has found a new home.

May 04, 2013 7:10 pm Photos

Photos

Linden log cabin looking for a home

Linden log cabin looking for a home

PORTAGE | The Linden log cabin is ready for a another journey, it just needs a permanent home.

April 09, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

Photos

Kankakee Valley historians will discuss railroads Tuesday

KOUTS | The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will hold this month's general meeting, which is open to the public, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kouts Library, 101 E. Daumer Road.

March 09, 2013 8:09 pm

Kankakee River documentary slated to be shown Tuesday

KOUTS | The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will hold its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kouts Library, 101 E. Daumer Road.

February 07, 2013 7:00 pm
Exploring the history of Baum's Bridge

Exploring the history of Baum's Bridge

KOUTS | For many years, the members of the Kankakee Valley Historical Society have been looking underground to find traces of the past to learn more about the history of the Kankakee River.

January 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Archaeology in Southeast Asia topic of Kankakee Valley Historical Society meeting

KOUTS | The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will hold its general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Kouts Library 101 E. Daumer Road.

September 12, 2012 4:43 pm

KVHS program to feature Society of Indiana Pioneers

KOUTS | The public is invited to learn about The Society of Indiana Pioneers at a meeting hosted by the Kankakee Valley Historical Society.

July 06, 2012 10:30 pm

Native American foods topic of KVHS meeting Tuesday

KOUTS | The public is invited to hear a presentation on Native American foods.

June 08, 2012 12:00 am

Archeological dig at Collier Lodge on hold

KOUTS | The summer ritual of uncovering bits of southern Porter County's history has been put on hold.

June 05, 2012 8:00 pm Related

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Historical society meeting will feature 1930s quilts Tuesday

KOUTS | A presentation on quilts of the 1930s will be topic of a presentation at the next meeting of Kankakee Valley Historical Society.

April 04, 2012 11:47 am
New life planned for Collier Lodge

New life planned for Collier Lodge

VALPARAISO | A plan is in the works to breathe life back into the 113-year-old Collier Lodge near the Kankakee River on Baums Bridge Road in Pleasant Township.

October 20, 2011 9:30 am Photos

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Historical Society will discuss ghost hunting at its meeting

KOUTS | The Kankakee Valley Historical Society will hold its general meeting at 6:30 Tuesday at the Kouts Library, 101 E. Daumer Road.

October 07, 2011 2:44 pm
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