Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Valparaiso in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Kirchhoff Park

Valparaiso's First Park

 
 
Kirchhoff Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lou Donkle, July 21, 2022
1. Kirchhoff Park Marker
Inscription.  
In memory
of
Frederick Kirchhoff

A man of vision and foresight who willed this area to the city of Valparaiso as a public park in 1918
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 41° 28.344′ N, 87° 2.786′ W. Marker is in Valparaiso, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker is at the intersection of Roosevelt Road and Oak Street, on the right when traveling north on Roosevelt Road. Marker is at the west end of Kirchoff Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1108 Oak St, Valparaiso IN 46383, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First School House in Valparaiso 1837 (approx. ¾ mile away); Porter County Memorial Hall (approx. ¾ mile away); Historical Society of Porter County Old Jail Museum (approx. 0.8 miles away); Porter County (Indiana) Veterans (approx. 0.8 miles away); The story of Orville Redenbacher and Charlie Bowman (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Sac Trail
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 0.9 miles away); The Lincoln Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); President Abraham Lincoln's Funeral Train (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valparaiso.
 
Marker Mounted at West End of Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lou Donkle, July 21, 2022
2. Marker Mounted at West End of Park
Kirchhoff Park image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Lou Donkle, July 21, 2022
3. Kirchhoff Park
Valpo Parks website entry
Click for more information.
Grassy Mound Served as City's First Stage for Outdoor Performances image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lou Donkle, July 21, 2022
4. Grassy Mound Served as City's First Stage for Outdoor Performances
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2022, by Lou Donkle of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 22, 2022, by Lou Donkle of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=202621

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
May. 18, 2024