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September 28, 2014 12:05 am
MARC CHASE: A region epic of loneliness, war and remembrance

MARC CHASE: A region epic of loneliness, war and remembrance

Highland's Adolph Hufenhauser spent some of his last days alone and starving on a straw-covered bench inside a shack on Ridge Road.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

MARC CHASE: Help foster region's proudest of traditions

Military volunteerism is one of the proudest traditions permeating region and state history since Indiana's infancy.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Past region 'rebel' provides contemporary lesson

MARC CHASE: Past region 'rebel' provides contemporary lesson

Northwest Indiana loves the grit of folks who go against the grain.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

MARC CHASE: Eagle Scout provides soaring example of cooperation

It's a wonder the upcoming generations in Northwest Indiana have any civility toward one another at all given the way they see some of the adults behave toward one another.

September 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ex-cemetery worked charged with stealing grave plates

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.

April 12, 2013 8:08 pm

North Twp. hires new manager to organize troubled cemetery

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.

February 04, 2013 6:49 pm
Grave markers preserve Civil War legacy

Grave markers preserve Civil War legacy

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.

December 24, 2012 3:22 pm Photos

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North Township to hire manager for 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.

December 11, 2012 7:07 pm
Historic Civil War graves given holiday honors in Hammond

Historic Civil War graves given holiday honors in Hammond

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.

December 11, 2012 3:35 pm Photos

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Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

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.

November 11, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

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.

November 11, 2012 3:43 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

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.

November 11, 2012 3:44 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

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.

November 11, 2012 3:46 pm
Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

Oak Hill Cemetery ceremony focuses on region Civil War veterans

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…

November 11, 2012 3:41 pm
Civil War headstone dedication to headline Hammond Veterans Day service

Civil War headstone dedication to headline Hammond Veterans Day service

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.

November 08, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Lowell Civil War vets remembered in dedication of new memorial

Lowell Civil War vets remembered in dedication of new memorial

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.

October 13, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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New Henry Schrage marker

New Henry Schrage marker

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…

September 27, 2012 6:09 pm
Civil War events invade Lake County Fairgrounds

Civil War events invade Lake County Fairgrounds

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.

September 26, 2012 8:56 pm Photos

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Oak Hill Cemetery will again become a Hammond asset

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.

July 10, 2012 12:00 am
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