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MARC CHASE: A profound gift, gone into history

MARC CHASE: A profound gift, gone into history

Are we truly appreciating the living connections with our past before they themselves pass into history?

March 10, 2014 6:40 pm Photos

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Courtroom drama staged at Old Lake County Courthouse

CROWN POINT | In cooperation with the Lake Court House Foundation, Crown Point Community Theatre will present Ayn Rand's "Night of January 16th."

January 15, 2014 12:00 am
Old courthouse puts on its holiday lights

Old courthouse puts on its holiday lights

Jenna Vasaitis, right, her daughter Madelynn Vasaitis, 3, son Kaiden Vasaitis, 4, and family friend Bella McConnell, 11, pose for a photograph in front of the old Lake County Courthouse after the Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening in Crown Point.

November 15, 2013 6:54 pm
Old courthouse puts on its holiday lights

Old courthouse puts on its holiday lights

The old Lake County Courthouse glows Friday evening after the Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Crown Point.

November 15, 2013 6:54 pm
Foundation celebrates courthouse's 135 years

Foundation celebrates courthouse's 135 years

The Lake Court House Foundation will celebrate the Old Lake County Courthouse's 135th birthday with a gala Sunday. Foundation president Marty Wheeler took The Times on a tour of the historic building.

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
Foundation celebrates courthouse's 135 years

Foundation celebrates courthouse's 135 years

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
Celebrating a tale of two lives

Celebrating a tale of two lives

CROWN POINT | She’s called the Grand Old Lady, rising majestically like a Victorian aristocratic over the downtown since 1878.

September 21, 2013 11:00 pm Video Photos

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Metal detector on wish list for city court, as 2014 budget time approaches

CROWN POINT | City Judge Kent Jeffirs wants for his courtroom what most other courtrooms already have: a metal detector.

September 07, 2013 6:20 pm
Heritage Quilters helped save courthouse from demolition

Heritage Quilters helped save courthouse from demolition

CROWN POINT | The first quilt to be raffled off by what would become the Heritage Quilters was created to help save the Old County Courthouse from demolition.

September 03, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Old Lake County Courthouse readies for birthday bash

CROWN POINT | Veteran astronaut Jerry Ross will make a hometown landing in September to help celebrate a milestone in city history.

September 01, 2013 8:00 pm
OFFBEAT: Chance to see sold-out Crown Point dinner theater 'Frozen Stiff'

OFFBEAT: Chance to see sold-out Crown Point dinner theater 'Frozen Stiff'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 20, 2013 12:00 am

'Frozen Stiff' dinner-theater staged Feb. 8 to 10 in C.P.

CROWN POINT | "Frozen Stiff," the Lake Court House Foundation's dinner-theater play, will be reprised next month after playing to sold-out houses in November.

January 13, 2013 12:05 am
'Marriage Mill' symbolism comes full circle at C.P. festival

'Marriage Mill' symbolism comes full circle at C.P. festival

CROWN POINT | “I wish I had a pocketful of wedding rings. Maybe I’ll buy a bunch of cigars and take the bands off them for next year.”

June 22, 2012 9:25 pm Photos

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NWI Civil War events, preservation initiative highlight Memorial Day weekend

NWI Civil War events, preservation initiative highlight Memorial Day weekend

A number of Civil War-related Memorial Day weekend activities are being offered with the launch of the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail.

May 25, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Civil War re-enactment group portrayal Friday in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | A Civil War re-enactment group that portrays a Lake County Union Army unit is scheduled to occupy the Old Lake County Courthouse lawn this weekend in a living history demonstration.

May 25, 2012 12:00 am
Crown Point building on historic downtown with new amenities

Crown Point building on historic downtown with new amenities

CROWN POINT | Grounded by its historic downtown, the city is adding amenities officials hope will position it for future economic growth.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Civil War gravestone effort expands to the wives of two soldiers

Civil War gravestone effort expands to the wives of two soldiers

CROWN POINT | Ten-year-old Belle Holton handed small flags and letters to Lake County soldiers as they marched off to the Civil War in 1861.

September 26, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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New gravestones mark region Civil War veterans' sacrifices

New gravestones mark region Civil War veterans' sacrifices

Cpl. Joseph Sweet's rural Hebron grave sat unmarked -- likely for decades -- with no reminder of the Porter County-based Union Army unit in which he served.

August 21, 2011 2:00 pm Photos

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$10,000 bequest will benefit Old County Courthouse in C.P.

CROWN POINT | Officials have agreed to accept a bequest of $10,000 intended for the preservation and upkeep of the Old Lake County Courthouse.

August 16, 2011 12:00 am
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