Remembering Alton Goin

Remembering Alton Goin ALTON GOIN, age 88, of Portage, passed away December 23, 2014 at VNA Hospice. He was born in Gary on March 16, 1926 to the late Finis Alton and Beatrice Goin. Alton served in the US Navy during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #260 in Portage. He […]

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2014 Installation Dinner November 19

Installation Dinner The Portage Community Historical Society would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who attended the Installation dinner this evening. It was a great turn out, we had a great time!!! Congratulations to our 2015 Board: President: Valeria Roach Vice President: Anne Koehler Treasurer: Barbara Borg-Jenkins Secretary: Donna Smith Board of […]

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The Mystery Continues ~ Belle Gunness

The Mystery  Continues ~ Belle Gunness Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1:00 pm dedication of the new Belle Gunness exhibit by La Porte County Historical Society President Bruce Johnson. Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 1:30 pm Selbu, Norway native Knuk Erik Jensen will share with audiences his years of research into whether or not Gunness […]

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Belle Gunness Presentation

Belle Gunness Presentation The Portage Community Historical Society, Inc. present guest speakers: Stephen Ruminski and Bruce Johnson, they will show the 40 minute documentary of Belle Gunness presentation. The viewing is free to the public, everyone is invited Wednesday, August 20, 2014 @ 7:00pm Woodland Park 2100 Willowcreek Rd Portage, IN 46368

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2013 in Review

2013 WAS A BIG YEAR FOR THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY! It marked the 25th Anniversary of the group’s founding! Here’s to 25 more! Don’t forget to come out for the HISTORICAL FESTIVAL ON JUNE 21ST AT COUNTRYSIDE PARK from 10-5! There will be lots to see and enjoy. We’ll have grilled food, dessert, music, vendors, antique […]

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