South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail
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.
HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently received a Lake County Community Fund grant from Legacy Foundation.
CROWN POINT | A region Civil War history preservation and tourism initiative will soon be featured on an iconic South Shore Line poster.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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…
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…
HAMMOND | Free field trip tours of a Northwest Indiana Civil War historical exhibit are being offered to region schools.
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.
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.
CROWN POINT | The unlikely pair of a Crown Point artist and excavator have teamed up to produce one of the major displays for a special region Civil War historical exhibition opening in April.
The post-war effects of Civil War destruction on human lives is the focus of a short drama created by a region filmmaker and set to debut at an April historical exposition in Hammond.
The recent approval by Porter County officials of a feasibility study to analyze possible renovations to the county's Expo Center and fairgrounds signals an important opportunity that tourism officials from the entire region should grasp.
In the confusion, chaos and carnage often resulting from close-quarters Civil War combat, hundreds of region men relied on their regimental flags to show them where to rally.
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