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Winter Social 2018

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Events & Meetings

Museum Tours

May - September
Thursday & Friday :: 3-6 PM
Saturday & Sunday :: 2-6 PM
Tours Available by Appointment

Special Events

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

History Road Show Special EventsVarious Community Locations October 2017 - April 2018
History Road Show: CLHA Edition
Thanks to a grant from the Crown Point Community Foundation Women's Giving Circle, CLHA is hitting the road this fall/winter. We'll be hosting a series of programs in the community. We hope to see you at them all!
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Annual Election Meeting

The annual election of the Board of Governors and Officers of the Association by the membership will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM in the Cedar Lake Town Hall meeting room.

All dues-paying members in good standing are entitled to one (1) vote at the Annual Election Meeting. Please contact us if you are unsure if your membership is currently active.

Purchase Winter Social Tickets OnlineJanuary 27, 2018: Winter Social
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lighthouse Restaurant

You're invited to our 3rd Annual Winter Social at the Lighthouse Restaurant! Taste up to 7 wines, 3 craft beers from St. John Malt Brothers, chocolate pairings from The Cocoa Exchange, enjoy entertainment by J.T. Trimmel, and enter to win raffle prizes.

Event tickets are $30 per person - purchase online now. Please call 219-390-9423 or email us with questions. We look forward to celebrating Cedar Lake history with you!

Board Meetings

The Cedar Lake Historical Association Board of Governors generally meets the 4th Saturday of each month at 10:30 AM.

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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