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By Duane Hall, August 16, 2014
Barker Mansion
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Barker Civic CenterThe former Barker Mansion
Given to the people of Michigan City as a cultural and civic center by Mrs. Catherine Barker Hickox in 1968. The original house was built on this site (circa) 1858 by John Barker Sr. (1814-1878). It was reconstructed in 1901 by John H. Barker . . . — Map (db m77403) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Battle of Trail Creek — Dec. 5, 1780 —
In the aftermath of George Rogers Clark’s conquest, skirmishers from Cahokia led by Capt. B. Hamelin and Lt. T. Brady, who had raided Fort St. Joseph, were defeated and captured near here by fur-trader Etienne Champion and Potawatomi allies of the . . . — Map (db m72908) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — 46.1996.1 — Camp Anderson
One of three Civil War training camps in La Porte County. Site is one fourth mile west. Named for Colonel Edward Anderson. Used 1863-1864 to train Indiana Union volunteers of the 127th, 128th, and 129th regiments. — Map (db m969) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — First Log Cabin in Michigan City
1833                         1933 In August 1833 Jacob Furman assisted by B.F. Bryant built on this site the first log cabin in Michigan City — Map (db m77447) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Memorial
Presented by The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War - 1861-1865 In memory of our Fathers and The Grand Army of the Republic June 12, 1939 — Map (db m72910) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Memorial
(South Face) One Country One Flag Sponsored by the Woman's Releif Corps Geo. V. Rawson Post 46 Dept. Ind. G.A.R. (East, North, and West Faces) (List of Names)Map (db m77435) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Monument
. . . — Map (db m75678) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City GAR Memorial
In Memory Of The Grand Army Of The Republic — Map (db m75720) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Lighthouse
This lighthouse built in 1858 replaced 1837 lighthouse built at water's edge. Remodeled in 1904. Light placed at end of pier. Seven keepers and fourteen assistant keepers served here 1837-1940. — Map (db m75722) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Memorial Plaza
This Memorial Plaza Dedicated to All Veterans By a Grateful Community — Map (db m77365) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Spanish War Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m75721) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City World War I Memorial
Lest We Forget "Our Boys" Who Answered Their Country's Call in the World War 1917 — 1918 — Map (db m75702) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City World War II Memorial
1941 — 1945 Dedicated To The Memory Of These Our Boys And All Who Served in World War II Gilford Albertson S.M. 3/C • Sgt. James Allie • Lt. Walter Baranowski • Cpl. Stanley Batuzik • Pvt. Bernard Baxter • Ens. John T. . . . — Map (db m77402) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan Road
Michigan Road from the Ohio River to Lake Michigan passed this corner Marked by Abilah Bigelow Chapter D.A.R. 1833 - 1933 — Map (db m72909) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — P.F.C. Kenneth L. Scott Memorial
In Memory of P.F.C. Kenneth L. Scott Killed in Action Vietnam    Sept. 6, 1966 — Map (db m78144) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Private First Class Daniel D. BruceUnited States Marine Corps
Rank and Organization: Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, Headquarters and Service Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division. Place and Date: Fire Support Base Tomahawk, Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam. 1 March 1969. . . . — Map (db m77364) HM WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Saint Stanislaus Cemetery World War II Memorial
In Memory of Our Heroes Who Died for Their Country In World War II May They Rest in Peace T/SGT. Frank Skwiat     5–1943 • ENS. Ed. P. Komasinski     12–1943 • G.M. 1/C Ted. Pytynia     1–1944 • E.M. 2/C Matthew S. . . . — Map (db m77445) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — St. Mary's Parish World War I Memorial and Honor Roll
(Front Panel) 1917          1919 In Piam Memoriam Erected to the greater glory of God And in memory of these four young men of St. Mary's Parish who made the supreme sacrifice of their lives for God and Country . . . — Map (db m77393) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — 46.2010.1 — The Lincoln Funeral Train
Front Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral was April 19, 1865 at the White House. The funeral train left for Springfield, Illinois April 21 directed by military; stops en route allowed the public to pay homage. From Indianapolis, . . . — Map (db m60670) HM

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