October 2013 Newsletter

In this issue:

New Displays

For October we have added more school and alumni pictures. All Portage Alumni are invited to visit the museum on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4, 5, & 6.

Museum News

Over the last several months the museum has had over a 50% increase in visitors due to the publicity of our loans from the Indiana Historical Society.

America’s Most Common Birthday

Almost 1 million Americans will be blowing out birthday candles today. Oct. 5 is the most common birthday in the United States, according to a survey conducted by AnyBirthday.com.

Author of Diana of the Dunes

Just in time for the fall season of ghost stories, Janet Zenke Edwards, author of
“Diana of the Dunes: The True Story of Alice Gray”, will speak at the monthly meeting of the Portage Historical Society at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15


  • Tuesday October 8, 2013 – Board Meeting at Portage Public Library, 6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2013 – Regular bi-monthly meeting at Woodland Park, 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – Installation dinner at Woodland Park, 6:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday December 7 & 8, 2013 – Christmas Open House
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