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New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

New South Shore Line poster depicts region's Civil War history

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.

February 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Michael Miller, left, who portrays Crown Point's Civil War Col. John Wheeler for a Lake County-based re-enactment group, and Charlie Wheeler, the great-great-grandson of Col. Wheeler, pose behind a Civil War veteran headstone in July at Historic Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point. Photos of the…

February 27, 2014 5:45 pm

South Shore Line poster unveiling to launch Civil War exhibit

HAMMOND | A region historical group will unveil the newest South Shore Line collection poster at a public reception Thursday, marking the opening week of a region Civil War exhibit.

February 25, 2014 5:30 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

GAYLE

As a child, the only way my mom and I could go to Chicago was by taking the South Shore Railroad. She wouldn't drive there and besides, there was something very romantic about actually getting on a train to go anyplace when you're a kid.

September 19, 2013 12:00 am
Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

CROWN POINT | A region Civil War history preservation and tourism initiative will soon be featured on an iconic South Shore Line poster.

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore Line poster

Mitch Markovitz, far right, speaks with Civil War re-enactors Charlie Wheeler, center, of Crown Point, and Michael Miller, of the Lake County-based 20th Indiana Infantry re-enactment group, during a photo shoot Wednesday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery in Crown Point. Markovitz was taking pho…

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm
Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Region Civil War trail to be featured on South Shore poster

Michael Miller, left, who portrays Crown Point's Civil War Col. John Wheeler for a Lake County-based re-enactment group, and Charlie Wheeler, the great-great-grandson of Col. Wheeler, pose behind a Civil War veteran headstone Wednesday at Historic Maplewood Cemetery, Crown Point. Photos of t…

July 24, 2013 5:45 pm

Mitch Markovitz poster signing Friday at Beverly Shores Depot

BEVERLY SHORES | The Dunes National Park Association and Beverly Shores Depot will co-host a wine and cheese reception featuring renowned artist Mitch Markovitz from 5 to 7 p.m. June 7 at the Beverly Shores Depot Museum and Gallery.

June 05, 2013 5:11 pm
INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

INTRO: Mitch Markovitz ends up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

April 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, March 14, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, March 14, 2013

Alternative St. Patrick's Day suggestions this year include Irish writer Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths available on DVD and live-streaming; the last weekend for Mitch Markovitz's work at the Indiana Welcome Center and the most Roman of Shakespeare's plays set in modern Washington.---Pa…

March 13, 2013 9:00 am
Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

Trainspotting: How Mitch Markovitz ended up exactly where he always wanted to be

For a South Side kid like Mitch Markovitz, trains were everything. Clattering in the distance and whistling through the night when you were falling asleep and marking off day parts when you were awake.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Poster artist Markovitz to host Gallery Talk

HAMMOND | Mitch Markovitz will host a Gallery Talk in conjunction with his exhibit, “Postcards from my Sixty-Two and a Half Year Vacation,” currently featured at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive.

February 21, 2013 12:00 am

Art exhibit discussed Feb. 23 at Indiana Welcome Center

HAMMOND | Artist Mitch Markovitz will host a Gallery Talk at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Indiana Welcome Center.

February 10, 2013 12:05 am

Crown Point youth invited to create St. Patrick's Day Parade logo

Crown Point will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a corned beef and cabbage dinner, entertainment, and a lighted night parade.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am
Exhibit features range of work from Mitch Markovitz

Exhibit features range of work from Mitch Markovitz

HAMMOND | Dyer resident Dale Brink walked around Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center remembering the places depicted in Mitch Markovitz's latest exhibition.

January 31, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Indiana Welcome Center to host Mitch Markovitz exhibit

HAMMOND | The Indiana Welcome Center will be featuring an exhibit of artworks and illustrations by Mitch Markovitz from Feb. 1-March 22. The exhibit, “Postcards from my Sixty-Two and Half Year Vacation,” will include early artwork, original paintings and original poster paintings from the So…

January 29, 2013 1:51 pm

Cedar Lake historical group is selling posters as fundraiser

CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Historical Association is selling prints of its new poster, "Dancing Under the Stars," as a fundraiser.

December 09, 2012 12:05 am
A look at who's really selecting our next president

A look at who's really selecting our next president

This is the latest in artist Mitch Markovitz's series of Short Shore Line illustrations done exclusively for The Times.

November 04, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Canadians' perspective on health care

GUEST COMMENTARY: Canadians' perspective on health care

This is the latest in artist Mitch Markovitz's series of Short Shore Line illustrations done exclusively for The Times.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
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