Historical Images of Porter County

Porter Livery, Frank Wannegar, Proprietor
Porter, Indiana

Date: Circa 1907
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: E. G. Atkins
Postmark: August 20, 1907, Porter, Indiana
Collection: Gordon D. Rogers
Remark: Bertha Wannegar is at the reins of this surrey. Bertha's father, Frank Wannegar, was the proprietor of the Porter Livery, which is the building visible in this photograph.

The Porter Livery was located on Lincoln Street and was operated by Frank Wannegar from approximately 1905 to 1917.

Painted above the livery entrance is:

Bertha (Wannegar) Anderson was born on May 23, 1882, in Indiana, and married Emil Anderson in Joliet, Will County, Illinois, on October 23, 1916. Bertha died on January 17, 1968, in Porter County, Indiana, and was buried in Chesterton Cemetery in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana.

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