Historical Images of Porter County

Protestant Cemetary [Cemetery]
Chesterton, Indiana

Date: Circa 1910
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Unknown
Postmark: P. L. Huckins
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The Protestant Cemetery is more commonly referred to as Chesterton Cemetery, which is located along the south side of present day Porter Avenue between Indiana State Road 49 and Coffee Creek. The tall dark tombstone that is fenced in on the right side of this image is that for J. B. Bostwick, who was born on March 27, 1810, and died on May 3, 1895. These tombstones are located at the far west end of the cemetery, and this view is looking north. The tombstones located to the left of the lane in this image are in the oldest part of the cemetery, adjacent to Coffee Creek.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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