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History of Michigan City, Indiana

by Rollo B. Oglesbee

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Published by E.J. Widdell in [Laporte, Ind.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan City (Ind.)
    • Subjects:
    • Michigan City (Ind.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Rollo B. Oglesbee and Albert Hale.
      ContributionsHale, Albert, 1860-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF534.M6 O3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7018463M
      LC Control Number10010435
      OCLC/WorldCa9668211

      Michigan City, Indiana. Michigan City dates back to , when a real estate speculator, Isaac C. Elston, purchased acres of land. In the six years that followed, the city grew to encompass 15 square miles, had 10 hotels, a commercial district and more than 1, residents. The Canal that Never Was – Michigan City would have been the terminus for a proposed canal that would have run from Toledo, Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie, all the way through Northern Indiana/Southern Michigan to Michigan City on the shores of Lake Michigan. The project was seriously talked about for decades in the s and early s with the Congressional Committee on Rail and.

      MICHIGAN CITY – On the cover of Janet Beutner’s new book, “When Lilacs Bloom,” stands a Victorian-style home from the mids. It’s a real building – located at Franklin St. in Michigan City – that’s now part of the Rising Phoenix Gallery. In the s, Beutner lived there with her family. Title: Bird's eye view of Michigan City: LaPorte County, Indiana Published: [Indiana?: Michigan City Historical Society?, ?]. Edition: Not drawn to scale. Reprint of Bird's eye view of Michigan City: LaPorte County, Indiana IRq Lco [Atlas & Plat Book Collection].

      Preserving history is their passion, so year-old Gloria D. Arndt and year-old Dorothy Germain Palmer co-wrote a just-released, self-published book about historic Michigan City businesses. Photo by . The history of human activity in Michigan, a U.S. state in the Great Lakes, began with settlement of the western Great Lakes region by Native Americans perhaps as early as 11, BCE. The first European to explore Michigan, Étienne Brûlé, came in about The area was part of Canada (New France) from to In , the French officer Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, along with fifty.


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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oglesbee, Rollo B. History of Michigan City, Indiana. Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, The La Porte County Historical Society has announced the publication of a new book, “Michigan City, Indiana, Businesses & The People That Made Them Prosper, ,” by Gloria Arndt and.

The item History of Michigan City, Indiana, by Rollo B. Oglesbee and Albert Hale represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

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From its starring role in the MSNBC series. Michigan City, city, La Porte county, northern Indiana, city is situated at the southern end of Lake Michigan, 25 miles (40 km) east-northeast of was laid out in by Major Isaac Elston as the terminus of the Michigan Road (whence its name) from the Ohio a major lumber port, it is now one of the state’s leading vacation spots, near the Indiana Dunes National.

History and News of Michigan City, Indiana, USA Add History/News. - Michigan City Michigan City, a post-village of La Porte county, Indiana, on Lake Michigan, about 40 miles by water E. from Chicago. Michigan City Municipal Band Concert kicks off their summer concert series The summer concert series will consist of ten free Thursday evening concerts, beginning June 4, and ending August 6.

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I was born at Pine Street on Janunext door to the Welnitz family, who owned the grocery store. History books and pictures record that week was one of the worst Michigan City ever withstood. Many were forced to crawl out of their windows, as the snow was so deep they could not open the doors.

We soon moved to Washington Street. LaPorte County, 41 miles E of the Loop. Michigan City, Indiana, lies at the mouth of Trail Creek, on Lake Michigan's southeastern shore. Envisioned by nineteenth-century boosters as a commercial and transportation center, this small city is now best known as a tourist hub for the Indiana Dunes territory.

When federal surveyors arrived in the Lake Michigan dunes, they saw the low, swampy site.Michigan's Lumbertowns: Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, (Great Lakes Books) by Jeremy W. Kilar Michigan: A History of the Wolverine State by Willis F. Dunbar The Middle Ground: Indian, Empires, and Republics in .Michigan City Genealogy (in LaPorte County, IN) USA (1,) > Indiana (38,) > LaPorte County () > Michigan City (97).

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