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Heritage Dinner celebrates museum's milestones

Heritage Dinner celebrates museum's milestones

VALPARAISO | Friends of the Porter County Museum celebrated the organization’s year of milestones and “listened to history” at its annual Heritage Dinner at Parea restaurant Friday evening.

September 27, 2014 6:01 pm

Civil War trail among region recipients of top state history honors

A historical preservation and tourism initiative honoring region Civil War veterans is among three Northwest Indiana entities capturing top honors from the Indiana Historical Society this year.

November 06, 2013 5:30 pm

Porter County museum raises money for facade work

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Museum Foundation has reached one milestone in its quest to transform the former Valparaiso City Hall into the new Porter County Museum.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am
Porter County Museum offers room-by-room stroll through wars, pioneer tools and the Ice Age

Porter County Museum offers room-by-room stroll through wars, pioneer tools and the Ice Age

It's a mission that includes making the most of a confined, yet spread-out space.

June 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo Tech story to be told at Porter County museum

Valpo Tech story to be told at Porter County museum

VALPARAISO | The items cluttering much of the space in the former Valparaiso Technical Institute look like they should be in a museum or the world's biggest garage sale.

April 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Headstones found in Valpo yard

Headstones found in Valpo yard

VALPARAISO | Most people don't expect to find tombstones when they are digging in their yard, but Mike Pardo found fragments of one while trenching around the foundation of his house recently.

March 29, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

Porter County historical roads given star treatment in film

VALPARAISO | Three Porter County roads have starring roles in a 90-minute IMAX film featuring some of the state's historical highways.

February 10, 2012 2:52 pm
Lease clears way for new museum in 2014

Lease clears way for new museum in 2014

VALPARAISO | An agreement to lease the former police station to the Porter County Heritage Corp. was approved Thursday, and the rent for the next 25 years was paid.

February 09, 2012 5:00 pm
Valpo to move Civil War camp marker

Valpo to move Civil War camp marker

VALPARAISO | A monument commemorating the site of a Civil War encampment is going to be moved as soon as the city can figure out how to do it.

September 24, 2011 7:57 pm

New museum to showcase Broncho John

VALPARAISO | When the new Porter County History Museum opens in about three years, it finally will have room to properly display the artifacts of one of its more colorful past residents: Broncho John.

June 26, 2011 8:00 pm
Fundraising for Porter County museum move to begin

Fundraising for Porter County museum move to begin

VALPARAISO | Fundraising for the new Porter County History Museum is expected to begin in the fall, but it isn't expected to be ready to open until about three years from now.

June 26, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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County looking at replacing museum with music venue

County looking at replacing museum with music venue

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso and Porter County officials are considering moving the local history museum a few doors west to the former city police station and renovating the current museum building for use as a music venue.

March 26, 2011 7:15 pm Photos

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