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Events & Meetings

Museum Tours

May through September
Thursday & Friday :: 3-6 PM
Saturday & Sunday :: 2-6 PM

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Special Events 2017

We have been proudly preserving Cedar Lake history for 40 years! Please join us for our special events during this milestone year!

March 4, 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Visit us at the Spring Into Action Volunteer Fair

March 18, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Visit us at the Cedar Lake Chamber of Commerce Business Expo in the Hanover Central Field House.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 AM - Noon
Museum Work Day - We'll be uncovering the museum exhibits and we'd love your help! Please contact us at 219.390.9423 or with questions.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Volunteer Orientation - Come out to learn the many ways to contribute your time and talent to our growing organization—from tour guide training to serving on our committees: Building Restoration, Collections & Programs, Publicity & Marketing, Funding and Governance & Volunteers. Please contact us at 219.390.9423 or with questions.

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Board Meetings

The Cedar Lake Historical Association Board of Governors generally meets the 4th Sunday of each month at 1:00 PM.

Archived Resources

John Hodson of the Kankakee Valley Historical Society kicked off our 2014 season with a fascinating presentation on the KVHS archaeological project in March. The Collier Lodge site, also known as Baum’s Bridge, is located on the southern border of Porter County, Indiana on the northern edge of the former Kankakee Marsh. Read more on the KVHS website and view informative KVHS YouTube videos.

Diane Sprehe presented an outstanding genealogy program at our September 2013 meeting. She has made her handout full of valuable links and resources available for everyone wishing to get started on building a family tree. Thank you Diane!
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