Gallery: Indiana historical markers in the Region
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Gallery: Indiana historical markers in the Region

More than 20 state historic markers can be found around Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties, some along busy thoroughfares, others along country roads. They memorialize expected topics, like the Region's steel heritage, and more obscure ones, like the Michigan Central railroad's defiance of the state militia in 1874. 

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