Oak Hill Cemetery
GARY | A former employee of Oak Hill Cemetery was charged Friday in Lake Superior Court with the theft of 62 bronze nameplates from tombstones in the cemetery. The nameplates were valued at $52,000.
HAMMOND | The chaos and disrepair long characterizing the city's massive Oak Hill Cemetery should be met with order following the recent hiring of a cemetery manager, North Township officials said.
HAMMOND | The wives of two region Civil War veterans and a Union Army private wounded in battle all received special Christmas Eve honors with the placement of new memorial markers at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery.
North Township is hiring a manager to oversee operations of the Hammond cemetery it took control of this year in an effort to turn around the troubled graveyard.
HAMMOND | Historical preservation volunteers placed Christmas wreaths on the graves of Hammond Civil War veterans Tuesday, honoring the men for their war-time holiday sacrifices from 150 years ago.
HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.
Anna Riggs, a Munster Girl Scout, reads the names of the 11 Civil War veterans honored Sunday during a ceremony at Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond. Riggs also spoke about her troop's efforts to computerize burial records at the once-troubled cemetery.
A ceremony Sunday at Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond included the dedication of 11 new Civil War veteran headstones installed there in the past 18 months as part of the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail historical preservation and tourism initiative.
Flag bearers from the 20th Indiana Infantry Company B re-enactment group participate in a Veterans Day ceremony Sunday at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery.
Re-enactors from the 20th Indiana Infantry Company B living history group participate Sunday in a Veterans Day ceremony at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery. The event honored all region veterans and included the dedication of 11 new Civil War veteran headstones installed at the cemetery in the pa…
HAMMOND | Nearly a century and a half has passed since Hammond Pvt. Nicholas Mashino survived a battle wound at one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War.
LOWELL | More than a century after their lives ended, south Lake County Civil War veterans were remembered Saturday by a gathering of about 50 people for the dedication of a new town Civil War memorial.
Ken Ziese, a Calumet Region Civil War Preservation Project volunteer, helps set a special granite marker Thursday at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery. The new marker, purchased through a historical preservation and tourism grant, is for Civil War Pvt. Henry Schrage, a Whiting pioneer who founded…
CROWN POINT | A partnership promoting and celebrating the region's rich Civil War history aims to give spectators a look into the lives and memories of local soldiers from the era this weekend.
I am very pleased and thankful for the township take-over of Oak Hill Cemetery. The clean-up has been miraculous! Thank you to everyone who is involved in this effort. Oak Hill Cemetery will once again become an asset to Hammond instead of an eyesore.
The struggle for control of the troubled Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond is over. North Township not only is cleaning up the cemetery, but also is its new owner.
HAMMOND | The North Township trustee has assumed ownership of Hammond's troubled Oak Hill Cemetery, vowing to restore honor to previously neglected grave sites without major taxpayer expense.
It has been six months since The Times published its investigation into charges of neglect and disrepair at Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond. Hearing that the local municipal leaders were finally stepping in to address shameful conditions was wonderful news to what's been a mourner's nightmare …
Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 are counting and cataloging the Oak Hill Cemetery burial records in a computer program to make grave site information more accessible to the public.
MUNSTER | The first trip the Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 made to Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery revealed a troubled, unkempt burial ground with more graves than the girls thought they could count.
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