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January 12, 2018

Some Early History of the Memorial Opera House.

November 11, 2017

Today- I sit here with bit of Writers block.  Maybe I sit here with it do to the fact that I have to go to work in just a few hours instead of spending it with my SUVCW Brothers, or maybe, and more likely, it's because I haven't had anywhere near coffee!  Maybe I shoul...

November 8, 2017

As I sit here on this beautiful fall day, I cant help but let my mind wander to days of the early 1900's.  The war was long finished, so was the Spanish American War, and we were o n the brink of WWI.  But people were still talking (much like today) of the Civil War....

April 4, 2017

Many of us know that there is a Cemetery by the Airport, but how many of us really have ever really visited or know about any of the pioneers of Porter County that are buried there?

While working on my Civil War Project I first went to the Cemetery over a year ago to ve...

February 21, 2017

As I sat down nearly 6 hours ago to write this blog, I got all the way finished, and realized just how personal MOH is to me.  It is not just about the building (although that is an amazing building).  It was about the history, the history that lives in the walls, in t...

January 20, 2017

Solomon Allen

Solomon C Allen  Born in Ohio on May 05, 1843 to the parents of Benjamin Allen and Clarissa Herssey both of New York.  Solomon joined the 5th Indiana Calvary (90th Regiment) Co I on August 1, 1862 for a 3 year enlistment.  He was discharged on June 26, 186...

January 18, 2017

John Goodger Born Marh 20, 1815 Died January 18, 1901 Served 151st Indiana Co B. He was married to his wife for over 61 years.  He  Is interned at Maplewood Cemetery, Valparaiso Indiana.

Jeremiah Dunbar Tucker, Born September 13, 1826 in New York.  He was mustered...

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