History of LaPorte County
early beginnings of LaPorte County. This article includes
a map of northwestern Indiana that was originally was
published in 1897 by the Century Atlas Company.
Mansion and John H. Barker
about the family that delivered Michigan City, the
Mansion - referred to as "The House that Freight
in the city of LaPorte, the company produced mostly steel
threshers until they introduced their first portable steam
engine in 1872.
many years, and until 1860 there was a Quaker neighborhood
north of LaPorte, learn about their last remaining monument
in LaPorte County.
deadly gold digger, Belle lured wealthy Chicago men to
her house with classified adds. Read all about the local
horror Belle brought to the area.
eye view of Michigan City 1869
very cool navigable historical map of Michigan City drawn
by A. Ruger of Chicago, Merchant's Lithographing Co..This
is a link to an image provided by the Library of Congress
Geography and Map Division.