Historical Images of Porter County

East-Town Mobile Home City
Portage, Indiana

Date: 1959
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: H. S. Crocker Company
Postmark: July 10, 1959, Gary, Indiana
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: Live like a Millionaire . . . .Under the Oaks at East-Town. East-Town Mobile Home City. East-Town Mobile Home City. 11777 Melton Road, Gary, Indiana. East U.S. Rt. 20, 1½ miles east of Gary limits, 45 Minutes to Chicago Loop. Beautiful, Modern, Convenient, For Permanent or Transient Guests. Near Beaches and Industries. Super Mart, Launderette, Dry Cleaning, Beauty Salon, Restaurant, Barber Shop, Trailer Sales, Service, Parts and Accessories. 51 Beautiful Acres. Information on this postcard suggests that East-Town Mobile Home City was located immediately adjacent to Gary, Indiana, instead of the east side of Portage, Indiana. East-Town Mobile Home City was owned and operated by Ted Root. Today, the mobile home community is called Woodland Village Mobile Home and RV Park and its address is now 5757 US 20, Portage, Indiana 46368.

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