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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
Col. John Wheeler Middle School receives Civil War replica flag

Col. John Wheeler Middle School receives Civil War replica flag

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, volunteers from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties were among the Union Army soldiers fighting in a bloody Virginia campaign in which men died by the thousands.

May 28, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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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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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

South Shore CVA receives Legacy Foundation grant

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received a Lake County Community Fund grant from Legacy Foundation.

September 06, 2013 12:41 pm
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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The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

The bloodiest battle of America's bloodiest war

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, Crown Point's Joseph Sprague stood among the mourners as Col. John Wheeler was buried in a city ceremony that attracted more than 1,000 people.

July 02, 2013 2:22 pm Photos

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Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

Taps audio system arrives in time to honor region Civil War vet

CROWN POINT | A new sound system honoring veterans is arriving just in time to celebrate the life of a Crown Point colonel who fell in battle 150 years ago.

June 28, 2013 7:34 pm Photos

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New display, travel author highlight Memorial Day weekend at region Civil War exhibit

New display, travel author highlight Memorial Day weekend at region Civil War exhibit

A new display highlighting Indiana's contributions to the Civil War effort and a presentation by a travel author will highlight Memorial Day weekend events sponsored by the South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail.

May 24, 2013 7:45 pm Photos

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Civil War Road Trip author to present at Indiana Welcome Center

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail’s exhibit “Region United, Nation Divided: South Shore in the Civil War” will be featured at the Indiana Welcome Center through June 30.

May 24, 2013 1:29 pm

Re-enactors to give Civil War demonstrations in Hammond

HAMMOND | Civil War re-enactors are scheduled to answer questions about the region soldier's life during America's bloodiest war and provide living history demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the Indiana Welcome Center.

May 04, 2013 12:00 am

Civil War Expo extended through June 30

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial trail’s expo “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” has been extended through June 30 due to popular demand. The expo showcases the region’s contributions to our nation’s bloodiest war through a series of special events and …

April 30, 2013 1:31 pm
Deer Creek Christian School visits Civil War exhibit

Deer Creek Christian School visits Civil War exhibit

HAMMOND | Students from Deer Creek Christian School in University Park, Ill., toured a Hammond Civil War exhibit Tuesday as part of a free field trip program being offered at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.

April 30, 2013 12:41 pm Photos

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E.C. students get up close and personal with region's Civil War history

E.C. students get up close and personal with region's Civil War history

HAMMOND | About 50 East Chicago school children received a lesson Friday in the stories of Northwest Indiana men who fought — and in some cases died — in our nation's bloodiest war in history.

April 19, 2013 7:36 pm Photos

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Teachers invited to schedule field trip to Civil War Expo

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will be hosting their expo “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” through May 3 at the Indiana Welcome Center. The expo showcases the region’s contributions to our nation’s bloodiest war through a series of special eve…

April 19, 2013 1:01 pm

Local filmmaker to present at Civil War Expo

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail’s exhibit “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” will feature re-enactors presenting a living history of Civil War soldiers every weekend during the month of April at the Indiana Welcome Center. Re-enactors will be pre…

April 19, 2013 12:25 pm

Free field trip tour of Civil War exhibit is offered to schools

HAMMOND | Free field trip tours of a Northwest Indiana Civil War historical exhibit are being offered to region schools.

April 18, 2013 12:05 am
Region United, Nation Divided Civil War exhibit opens today in Hammond

Region United, Nation Divided Civil War exhibit opens today in Hammond

HAMMOND | The century-and-a-half-old stories of Northwest Indiana's Civil War soldiers are getting new life in a Hammond exhibit opening today.

April 04, 2013 6:48 pm Photos

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Re-enactors to demonstrate soldier life during Civil War

HAMMOND | The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail’s exhibit “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” will feature live demonstrations by re-enactors every weekend during the month of April at the Indiana Welcome Center.

April 02, 2013 1:23 pm
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