Historical Images of Porter County

Scene at Chesterton, Ind.
Chesterton, Indiana

Date: Circa 1910
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: M. L. Photo Company (#28)
Postmark: Unknown
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: This photograph was taken looking west along the north side of Indiana Avenue. The church visible on the right side of this image is the Methodist Episcopal Church, which today [2015] would be the northwest corner of Indiana Avenue and Second Street. To the left of the church is the public school of Chesterton; the Westchester Public Library now stands at the site of the School. The steeple seen is the distance is St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church. Constructed in 1876, St. Patrick was destroyed by fire in 1998.

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Image and related text prepared by Steven R. Shook


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