Welcome to the DHS
This is the official website of the Duneland Historical Society (DHS), an organization dedicated to researching, sharing, and celebrating the history of the people and communities of Northern Porter County, Indiana.
The Duneland Historical Society meets the third Thursday of the month February through May and September through November at 7:30 p.m. at the Westchester Public Library Service Center, 100 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton. Each meeting is open to the public free of charge.
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News & Events:
In case you missed Ken Keller's presentation about the 1933 Jackson Township plane crash, here's a link to the NBC 5 Chicago (click here) report about the crash, the investigation, and the unanswered questions.
Thanks to everyone who attended our fall programs.
Save the dates for our Spring 2014 programs:
February 20--DVD viewing of Everglades of the North: The Story of the Grand Kankakee Marsh
March 20--Bill Jamerson presents his multi-media presentation about the Civilian Conservation Corps
April 17--member dinner--Mary Catterlin and Amy Lukas present Lake Michigan in a Dugout
May 15--Eva Hopkins and Nancy Hokanson will present a program about life in Duneland between 1900 and 1910.
Look for our next newsletter in January!