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Chesterton in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lustron Home

 
 
Lustron Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, June 25, 2020
1. Lustron Home Marker
Inscription.  
Ludstron Home
All steel porcelain enameled
Erected 1950
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 36.458′ N, 87° 2.736′ W. Marker is in Chesterton, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is on Bowser Avenue just west of Jeffrey Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Bowser Ave, Chesterton IN 46304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Brown Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iron Brigade (approx. 2 miles away); Dunes Hi-Way (approx. 2.6 miles away); Edwin Way Teale (approx. 3.3 miles away); The J.D. Marshall (approx. 3.6 miles away); Le Petit Fort (approx. 3.8 miles away); Cowles Bog (approx. 3.9 miles away); "Squall Causes Lake Disaster" (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesterton.
 
Regarding Lustron Home.
Lustron Home image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, June 25, 2020
2. Lustron Home
The Norris and Harriet Coambs Lustron House was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on September 17, 1992. This particular Lustron House is unique in that is has a very rare two car Lustron Garage. The marker was placed by the owner when the house was added to the NRHP.
 
Lustron Two Car Garage image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, June 25, 2020
3. Lustron Two Car Garage
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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