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.
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.
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.
It's a mission that includes making the most of a confined, yet spread-out space.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Three Porter County roads have starring roles in a 90-minute IMAX film featuring some of the state's historical highways.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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