Historical Images of Porter County

High School
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: Circa 1940s
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: E. C. Kropp Company (#22, #17877)
Postmark: None
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: The is building was the third public high school to be constructed in Valparaiso. Completed in 1927 at a cost of $250,000, it is located on the southwest corner of Park street and Campbell Street. The Boucher Gymnasium, attached to the school building and seen at the far right in this image, was completed in 1928 at a cost of $112,000. At the time of the gymnasium's completion, it was considered one of the most modern gymnasiums in Indiana. Today, the building houses the Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

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