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— Hammond's Seven ]\L\yors — Other City Officials — The City
Hall — Functions of the ^Municipal Government — Receipts and
Expenditures — T^vx Levy and Taxable Property — Bonded Indebt-
edness and Appropriations — Hammond's Future Territory — Elev-
enth Ward Created — Sewers, Pavements and Sidewalks — Area
OF City Parks — Railroads in the City — New Buildings — Water
System — Fire Department — Police Department — Parks and the
Public Health — The Public Library — First Movement by
Shakespeare Club — First Public Library — Public Schools and
Educators — Foundation of System — Public Schools, 1892-1904—
Points from Superintendent McDaniel — Friend of the Backward
Pupil — Hammond's Chamber of Commerce 336



CONTENTS xvii

CHAPTER XXIV

HAMMOND'S CHURCHES AND SOCIETIES

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church — First Methodist Epis-
copal Church — St. Joseph's Catholic Church — First Congrega-
tional Church — First Baptist Church — St. Paul's Episcopal
Church — The Christian Church — First Presbyterian Church —
St. Casimer's Catholic Church — St. Johannes' German Evan-
gelical Lutheran Church — Zion's German Methodist Church —
Evangelical Immanuel Church — All Saints Catholic Church
— Jewish Congregations and Societies — Friedens Evangelical
Church — St. Mary's Church — Other Churches — ITammond's
]\Iasonic History — Odd Fellow^s Lodges — Independent Order op
Foresters — Knights op Pythias and Pythian Sisters — The Elks
Club — Knights and Ladies of Maccabees — Daughters op Liberty
— Modern Woodmen op America — Loyal Order op Moose — ■
Knights op Columbus — Fraternal Order op Eagles — Other
Secret and Benevolent Bodies — The Hammond Club — Hammond
Woman's Club — The Hammond Country Club — Other Social and
Literary Clubs — The Hammond Settlement 360



CHAPTER XXV

THE CITY OF GARY

Gary Land Company Commences Operations — Town Government
Organized — Increase op Corporate Territory — Mayor Thomas E.
Knotts — Work op the Gary Land Company — Light, Water and
Power — ]\Ioney Expended on Gary — First Streets Opened by the
Town — Extension op Broadway — Simple Financial Arrangement
— City Area and Topography — Street Mileage and Improve-
ments — Work op the Engineering Department — The City Hall
— Gary Public Library — The Gary Public School System — Emer-
son AND Froebel Schools — System Described by Superintendent
Wirt — Large Slav Element — Commercial Bodies — Hospitals —
New Postopfice to Come — A City op Churches — Holy Angels
Catholic Church — First Christian Church — First Methodist
Episcopal Church — Christ Church (Episcopal) — First Baptist
Church — Baptist Churches for Colored People — The Presby-
terians — First Reformed Church — Jewish Temples — Later



xviii CONTENTS

Christian Churches — Other Protestant Churches — Churches
FOR the Foreign Born — The Y. M. C. A. of Gary — The W. C.
T. U.— Gary as a Lodge City 383

CHAPTER XXVI

EAST CHICAGO (INDIANA HARBOR)

Founding of East Chicago — Gen. Joseph F. Torrence and His
Work — The East Chicago Company — Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Lewis — The Corporation — The Public Libraries — The Commer-
ciAL, Club — Public Schools — Statistics — Effective Educational
System — East Chicago High School — The Methodist Church —
St. Mary's Catholic Church — St. Stanislaus Parish — Other
East Chicago Churches — The Methodists at Indiana Harbor —
The Christian Church — The I. 0. 0. F. — Knights of the Mac-
cabees — ^Masonic Bodies — Knights of Pythias and Pythian
Sisters — The D. A. R. — Modern Woodmen of America — Loyal
Order of Moose — Other Fraternal Organizations 417

CHAPTER XXVII

CITY OF WHITING

As a Town — City Improvements — Whiting 's Public Park — Municipal
Departments — The Public Library — The Public School System
— Sacred Heart Catholic Parish — Methodism at Whiting — St.
John Baptist Catholic Church — St. Adalbert's Parish — The
Christian Church — Secret and Benevolent Bodies 439

CHAPTER XXVIII

CROWN POINT

General Advantages and Special Attractions — Town Corporation
— Public Improvements and Utilities — Healthful Location —
Telephone Service — Business Men's Association and Carnegie
Library — Public Schools of Crown Point — Churches — First
Presbyterian Church — St. Mary's Catholic Parish — Evangel-
ical Lutheran Trinity — Other Churches — Lodges 448



CONTENTS xix

CHAPTER XXIX

TOWN OF HOBART

Incorporated as a Town — Industries of the Place — Light and
Water Supply — Hobart Township Pl^blic School System —
Churches of Hobart — St. Bridget's Parish— Swedish Evangelical
Lutherans — The Christian Chltich — The Lodges 458

CHAPTER XXX

TOWN OF LOWELL

Represents Southern Lake County — Founding of the Town —
Piont:er Local Institutions — Largest Buildings in the County —
Strongest Temperance Town — Effects of 1898 Fire — Better
Fire Protection and Water Service — The Lowell High School —
Oakland Park — Churches and Societies 466



INDEX



Abandoned District Schools Nos. 4 and 9

(views), 208
About to Break Ground at Gary (view),

387
Acker, Walter, 845
Adams, James, 35

Agitation for better courthouse, 106
Agnew, David, 78
Agnew,' Nancy, 93
Agricultural education, 221
Ahlborn. William, 858
Ainsworth, 184
Albright, John W., 644
All Saints' Catholic Church, 371
Allaben, Max F., 563
Allen, J. G., 733
Allman, Amos, 587
Allman, Claude W., 578
Allman, Walter L., 588
Allman-Gary Title Company, 637
Along the Grand Calumet River (view),

300
Alschuler, H., 689
Aluminum factory, 306
Ambridge, 322

American Bridge Company, 322, 622
American Conduit Company, 310
American ]\laize Company, 302
American Potato Machinery Company,

520
American Sheet and Tin Plate Company,

319, 864
American Steel Foundries, 305, 801
American Trust and Savings Bank of

Hammond, 551
Ames, Edward P., 137
Ames, Nannie W., 137
Ames, Samuel, 137

An Improved Country Road (view), 276
An Independent Plant (view), 323
Antiquities, 24

Antiquities, relics and curiosities, 82
Arnott, Thomas, 498
At the Gary Iron Ore Docks (view), 318
Attempts to remove county seat, 110
Aubry, Edward A., 551
"Aunt Susan" Turner, 69, 97
Austgen, Peter, 554



Babbitt, \Y. S., 258

Bader, G. J., 733

Bailey, Charles T., 683

Bailey, James B., 639

Bailey, Levi E., 597

Bailey, Louis J., 780

Baldwin Locomotive Works, 284

Ball Boarding School, 205

Ball, Charles, 256

Ball, Hervey, 48, 227

Ball, Jane A., teacher and doctor, 92

Ball, Jane A. H., 205

Ball, T. H., 73, 82

Ball's description of the Calumet re-
gion, 2

Baltimore & Ohio R. R., 267

Bank of Whiting. 331, 612

Banks and bankers, 325

Banks, N. P., 491

Baptist churches for colored people, 410

Baptist pioneers, 49

Baptists, 365, 410

Barker, Harry B., 807

Barnes, Lewis E., 697

Barnett, Fred, 517

Barney, C. M., 794

Bauer, Carl E., 525

Beach, Spencer L., 579

Beautiful Lake Prairie, 134

]?ecker, John C. 692

Becker, Lawrence, 235, 628

Beckman, John F., 545

Beckman, John N.. 544

Beckman, J. William, 524

Behnke, Ed, 771

Behnke, George B., 771

Bell, Samuel A., 845

Bell, T. Edwin, 570

Belman, William C, 494

Belshaw, Georsje, 197

Belshaw, J. Will, 600

Belshaw station, 197

Belt lines, 277

Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks,
377, 415

Bennett, H. W., 711

Bennett. Royal W., 711

Berg, George, 661



INDEX



Berg, Peter A., 605

Berry Lake, 34

Betz, F. S., 302

Betz Manufactory, 302

Bick, Peter H., 544

Bieker, Henry, 535

Bieker, William, 515

Birds, 6

Black, Walter G., 729

Blank, A. M., 717

Blockie, George G.. 534

Boardman, Carl, 748

Boggess, Walter T., 830

Bonded indebtedness, 120

Boone, David E., 833

Bormann, Frank, 769

Bormann, Otto C, 768

Bortz, Harry, 794

Bowen, Charles E., 696

Bowers, John 0., 549

Brand, Henry, 737

Brandenburg. Elmer D., 559

Brennan, John A., 621

Brink, C. C. 710

Broadway in the Rough (view), 387

Brown, Alexander F., 54

Brown ditch, 156

Brown, John, 156, 325, 589

Browns of Eagle Creek, 54

Bruce, ISIilo M., 559

Bruce, Otto J., 586

Bruhn, Daniel, 856

Brunswick, 166

Bryan, Asahel, 475

Bryan, Louis A., 475

Bryant settlement, 41

Budnik, Peter. 694

Buettner, Philipp, 524

Bullock, Asa C, 802

Bullock Brothers. 802

Bullock, Gilbert D., 802

Bunnell, Eben N., 508

Burke. James E., 788

Burke, John B., 793

Burning of slaughter house, 297

Burton, Charles P., 772

Business Men's Association, 450

Butler, William, 37

Cabin, The, and its furniture, 62

"Call," The, 250

Call, Harry. 709

Call. John W., 495

Callahan, Frank, 688

Calumet industrial region, 71

Calumet Laundry, 695

Calumet muskrats and ducks, 28

Calumet region, 2. 28

Calumet region industries, 285

Calumet Township, created, 105; popu-
lation, 114; valuation, 122; area, 128;
early industry, 128; towns, 129; pi-
oneers, 133



"Calumet," The, 253

Calvert, Ernest R., 805

Calvert-Downer Hardware Co., 805

Campbell, Alexander J., 598

Campbell, Cyrus W., 541

Canine, Edwin N., 648

Care of the county poor, 108

Carlson, Alfred, 815

Carnegie Library, Whiting, 441

Carnegie Library, Crown Point, 450

Carr, Homer J., 850

Castle, J. M., 607

Catholics, 55, 63, 167, 368, 371, 372, 406,
444

Cedar Creek, 135

Cedar Creek pioneers, 136

Cedar Creek Township, created. 104; pop-
ulation, 115; valuation, 126; area,
134; formed, 134; pioneers, 134; first
settlers, 138; towns, 140; oldest set-
tler, 142

Cedar Lake Baptist Church, 51

Cedar Lake's early fame, 145

Census of cities, 116

Center Township, created, 101; popula-
tion, 115; valuation. 125; area, 144;
physical features, 144; first settle-
ments, 145; eastern settlement, 149;
education and religion, 149; towns,
149; transportation, 153

Central Investment and Realty Com-
pany, 649

Champion Potato Machinery Company
of Hammond, 302, 510

Champion Rivet Company, 631

Chapman, John B., 46

Chase. Charles W., 774

Cheshire and Youche antiquities, 24

Cheshire, Hall, 212

Cheshire, William W., 211

Chester, Charles E., 784

Chicago & Calumet Terminal, 418

Chicago Avenue east of Forsyth Avenue
(view). 425

Chicago, Lake Shore & South Bend Rail-
way, 282

Chidlaw, Benjamin W., 565

Childers, Mrs. Thomas, 90

Christ Episcopal Church, Gary, 409

Cliristian Church, 367, 433, 446, 464

Christian church workers, 94

Christians, 367

Christy, Joseph, 812

Church of St. John the Evangelist, 187

Church, Richard, 52

Cities in the Calumet region, 116

Citizens German National Bank, 330, 568

Citizens Trust & Savings Bank of Indi-
ana Harbor, 333, 666

City of Gary, 314

City Hall, Gary, 395

Civil War record, 255

Clark, George W., 71



INDEX



XXlll



Clark, J. S., 699

Clark, James T., 824

Clark, William, 227

Clark, Mrs. William, 90

Clarke, George W., 304

Clarke station, 131

Olaussen, John H., 479

Clements, James, 655

Cleveland. Timothy, 231

Clinton, F. W., 646

Cogshall, B. L., 809

Coming industries, 310

Commencement of the resort business,
151

Commercial Bank. 330

Commercial Bank of Crown Point, 335

Commercial Club, 422

Condensed account of the semi-centen-
nial. 66

Condit & McGinnity, 645

Condit, G. P., 645

Congregational Church, 432

Congregationalists, 364

Congressional and legislative districts,
239

Conkey, W. B., plant, 298

Conkey, Walter B.. 553

Consolidated schools. 222

Co-operative Construction Company. 857

Courthouse, temporary, 102; frame, 106;
agitation for better, 106; of 1880, 107;
remodeled and enlarged, 108

Country around the southern bend of
Lake Michigan (map), 286

County buildings, 106

Countv Courthouse, Crown Point (view),
107'

County divided into three townships, 101

County elections, 72

County officers, 100

County organization, 43, 100

County poor, care of, 108

County schools, 218

County seat, 76; fight, 103; attempts to
remove, 110

Craig, Alexander P., 806

Ci-aig, W. L., 634

Cravens, Lincoln V., 563

Crawford, H. D., 686

Ci-eeks, 2

Creston, 141

Cronin, Charles C, 847

Crooks, William B., 36

Crops which crowded out the fur trade,
29

Crowell, Eugene H., 599

Crown Point, first settler at, 36; first
colony at, 74; named, 76; wins county
seat fight, 103; earliest newspaper
center, 245; general advantages and
special attractions, 448 ; town corpora-
tion, 449; public improvements and
utilities, 449; healthful location, 450;



telephone service, 450; public schools,
450; churches, 456; lodges, 457

Crown Point Methodist Church, 52

••Crown Point Register," 246

Crumpacker, Peter, 237

C\idahy products, 308

C\irtis, Harvey J., 748

Cutler, Abbie, 261

Cutler, Leonard, 52

Dalby, H. A., 853

Dalrymple, Otto W., 853

Daughters of the American Revolution,

415, 436
Daughters of Liberty, 379
Davis Brothers, 289*^
Davis, Frank H., 741
Davis, George F., 190
Davis, George W., 617
Davis, Hoy D., 757
Deathe, George M., 662
Dearbeyne, Arden, 820
Deaver, Arthur G., 838
Decade of ''hard times," 112
Deep River, 44
DeLong, Charles A., 753
Dencer, Frederick W., 814
Dewey, J. S., 706
Dickey, George W"., 776
Dille, "George W., 147
Dilschneider, Peter J., 550
Dinwiddle, John W., 160
Dinwiddle, Margaret, 94
Dinwiddle, Mrs. M. J.. 84
Disappearance of the old Robinson

house, 38
Disciples of Christ, 407, 446, 464
Discovery of Robinson's prairie. 73
Doak, George S., 816
Doescher, Herman, 164
Donovan, Charles B., 656
Dougan, Walter, 767
Downer, Roswell W., 846
Downey, Henry P., 497
Doyne, James J., 861
Drackert, George, 562
Drainage and ditches, 11
Dubbs, E. E., 668
Duelke. Otto H.. 485
Dunn, William M.. 729
Dunsing, Joseph W., 649
Dupes, Daniel W.. 670
Duroc hogs (view), 191
Dyer, 189
Dyer Consolidated School, St. John

Township (view), 186

Eadus, C. T., 804

Eagle Creek Township, created, 104;

population, 115; valuation, 126; area,

156; groves, 156; first settlers, 157;

present form, 157; schoolhouses, 159;

pioneers, 160



INDEX



Earle, George, 45

Early figures for North and Hobart

townships, 72
Early history, 16

Early physicians of Crown Point, 243
Early road building, 270
Early stage routes, 32
East Cedar Lake teachers, 207
East Chicago, population, 115; area, 177;

beginning of, 271; founding of, 304.

418; docks, 308; public libraries, 421;

public schools, 422; high school, 429;

churches, 430; lodges, 434
East Chicago Bank, 331, 76G
East Chicago Company, 419, 665
East Chicago C4arage and Sales Com-
pany, 636
"East Chicago Globe," 250
East Side Trust and Savings Bank of

Hammond, 543
Ebright, John D., 835
Eckstorm, Harold, 637
Eder, Edward J., 596
Eder, George J., 520
Eder, George M., 568
Edgerton, Horace, 135
Effect of the railroad on primitive life,

264
Eibel, Fred, 755
Electric lines, 275
Electric power plants, 310
Elks Temple. 415
Elliott, A. T., 663
Emerson, 399

Emerson School Building (view), 398
Emmerling, Nicholas, 585
Employes Real Estate and Investment

Company, 773
Endress, John C, 574
Enterprise Bed Company, 304
Episcopalians, 366, 409*
Erickson, Herbert, 751
Erie R. R., 268
Espey, Hugh S., 753
Escher, Albert E., 565
Evangelicals, 166

Evangelical Immanuel Church, 370
Evangelical Lutherans, Swedish, 464
Evangelical Lutheran Trinity Church,

457
Expansion of electric railways, 281
Extent of the fur trade, 26

Fair grounds. 154

Fair grounds near Crown Point (view).

152
Famous long pole bridge, 32
Fancher, Richard, 154
Fancher, Thaddeus S., 231, 608
Farovid, J. R., 666
Farquharson, William L., 712
Farr. Edwin H., 621
Farrington, W. C, 242



Father of the Superior courthouse, 236

Fathers of Lake County journalism, 246

Faulkner, Clara, 721

Fetterhoff', John H., 609

Fetterer, F. T., 869

Feuer, William S., 860

Field, Elisha C, 237, 759

Fifield, 0. G., 777

Finances of Lake County, 116

Financial status of different roads, 120

Finneran, Martin H., 833

Fire department headquarters, Indiana

Harbor (view), 418
First Baptist Church, Gary, 410
First Baptist Church, Hammond, 365
First Baptist society formed, 50
First Calumet Trust and Savings Bank,

332, 736
First Christian Church, Gary, 407
First colony at Crown Point, 74
First commissioners' meeting, 101
First Congregational Church, Hammond,

364
First county elections, 72
First election of county officers, 100
First electric line, 275
First Free Soil meeting, 64
First literary societies, 206
First meeting of old settlers, 79
First Methodist Episcopal Church, Gary,

407
First Methodist Episcopal Church, Ham

mond, 362
First Methodist mission, 51
First National Bank of Crown Point,

327
First National Bank of East Chicago.

332. 657
First National Bank of Gary, 333, 822
First National Bank of Hammond, 328

486
First National Bank of Whiting, 331

660
First normal school, 213
First of the Calumet industrial re

gion, 71
First practicing lawyer, 229
First Presbvterian Church, Crown , Point

456
First Presbyterian Church. Gary, 410
First Presbvterian Church, Hammond

368
First railroads in Lake County, 265
First Reformed Church, Gary, 411
First resident farmer, 34
First school in the county, 203
First shipment of refrigerator beef, 292
First State Bank of Tolleston, 333, 770
First teacher, 90. 203
First Teachers' Institute, 210
First traveler, 30
Fitzgerald, Leonard, 752
Fitz Hugh, Luther, Company. 301



INDEX



Folk dances. Emerson School, Gary
(view). 401

Forsythe. Jacob, 304

Foster, George L.. 605

Foster, John INI.. 257

Founder of the drainage system. 231

Founder of Lowell. 136

Founder of Wiggins Point, 40

Fowler, Charles E., 705

Fowler, Mrs. Luman A., 91

Fox. Francis H.. 541

Frame courthouse. 106

Francis, H. C, 775

Frank F. Heighway, County Superintend-
ent of Schools (portrait), 217

Frank, F. F.. 738

Frank, Sol. 861

Franklin School. Griffith (view), 204

Fraternities. 373. 415, 437

Fraternal Order of Eagles, 379. 437

Frederick. George W., 595

Freer, Arthur T., 823

French traders, 20

Friedrich. Charles H., 528

Friends Evangelical Church, 372

Froebel School. 399

Froebel School Building (view), 402

Frost. Joseph, 626

Fry. Alfred. 258

Fuller, Richard, 141

Fulton. William J.. 778

Funkey, William J.. Jr.. 657

Fur trade. 26

Gallagher. William S.. 848
Gapczynski. Ignatius, 704
Gardner, William H., 832
Gary and Its Home Districts, 855
Gary, remarkable growth of, 116; old
part of, 129; wonderful rise of, 129;
fertile in newspapers, 252; young, but
finished. 314; first breaking of ground,
383; first corporate election, 384;
town government organized, 384; be-
comes a city, 385; increase of corpo-
rate territory. 385; light, water and
power plants. 388; money expended
on. 388; first streets. 390; area and
topography, 391; street mileage and
improvements, 391 ; engineering de-
partment. 393; city hall, 395; public
> library, 395; public school system.
396 ; school system described, 399 ;
commercial bodies, 405; hospitals.
405: Slav element. 405; churches, 406;
churches for foreign born, 413; Y. M.
C. A., 413; fraternities, 415
Gary &, Interurban Railway, 281
Gary Bolt and Screw W^orks, 324
Gary Bond and Mortgage Company, 792



(iary-Carnegie Public Library, Fifth Av-
enue (view), 394

Gary City Hall and Municipal Headquar-
ters, Seventh Avenue and Massachu-
setts Street (view), 392

Gary Commercial Club, 317, 787

Gary Construction Company, 804

Gary Evening Post, The, 252. 684

Garv Heat. Light and Water Company,
751

Gary Land Company, 383, 386, 542

Gary Public Library, The, 780

Gary Public School System, The, 480

Gary State Bank, 333, 638

Gary Supply Company, 686

Gary Theater Building, Broadway and
Fifth Avenue (view), 414

-Garv Times,"' 252

••Gary Tribune," 252, 850

(4ary Trust and Savings Bank, 334

Gary Union Railroad Depot (view), 278

Gary W. C. T. U., 414

Gary Y. M. C. A., 413

Gary's Y. M. C. A. Building (view), 412

Gastel. Fred, Jr., 667

Gavit, Frank N., 239, 610

Gavit, John A.. 576

General View at Ambridge, Gary's Work-
ingmen's Suburb (view), 320

Gerlach Brothers, 810

Gerlach, George M., 811

Gerlach, Joseph M.. 811

German Catholics, 55

German colonists, 162

German Lutherans. 55

Gerrish, Abiel, 137

Gershman. H.. 754

Gibbs, James C, 629

(iribson, 174

Gillespie, C. M., 656

Gillett, John H., 234

Gillis. Robert R., 860

Gilson, Edmond A., 502

Glazebrook, Bradford D. L., 836

Glen Park district, 855

Glen Park Lumber Company, 855

Glen Park School, Calumet Township
(view), 204

Gleason, William P.. 532

Godwin, L. P., 627

Golden Brothers. 521

Golden, Emory C, 522

Golden. Levi E., 521

Goldschmidt Detinning Company, 307,
678

Gordon, Edward R., 243

Gordon, P. P.. 243

Gostlin, William H.. Sr., 499

Gostlin. William H., Jr., 501

Gottlieb, Louis I., 790

Graham. Joseph A., 523

Grand Calumet River, 2, 28

Grand railway crossing, 130 r



INDEX



Grand Trunk R. R., 268

Granger, Fred, 525

Granger, Herman E., 534

Granger. Leon J.. 826

Grantham, Joseph P., 798

Grasselli Chemical AYorks, 307

Gravel roads, 275

Graver Tank Works, 310, 634

Graver, J. P., 635

Graver, William, 634

GraytoAvn, 151

Great railroad period, 112

Great railroad strike, 272

Green Engineering Company, 306, 706

Green, Roy E., 617

Greene, Joseph, 241

Greenlee. Cassius M., 627 .

Greenwald, Qiarles E., 235

Gregory. A. G., 686

Griffin, Cliarles F.. 232

Griffin. Elihii. 231

Griffith, 130

Griswold. Eugene A., 594

Gross, John A., 865

Groves, 6

Groves, H. K., 766

Gruel. John, 760

Guipe, Harry W., 763

Hack. John, 55, 185

Hale. Raleigh P., 659

Halstead, M. A., 136

Halsted, A. E., 775

Hamilton. Thomas G., 857

Hammond and Hessville, 174

Hammond, judicial headquarters, 105,
109; population, 115; doubles popula-
tion, 272; beginning of, 291; founded,
293; municipal incorporation, 336;
growth by wards, 338; mayors, 338;
city officials, 338; city hall, 340; mu-
nicipal government, 340; receipts and
expenditures for 1913, 341; future ter-
ritory, 342; bonded indebtedness and
appropriations. 342; tax levy, 342;
city parks, 343; railroads, 343; sew-
ers, pavements and sidewalks, 343;
new buildings, 344; water system,
344; fire department, 345; police de-
partment. 346; parks and the public
health, 346; public library, 347; first
public library, 348 ; public schools and
educators, 349; churches and societies,
360; fraternities, 373; clubs, 380

Hammond's Chamber of Commerce, 356

Hammond Country Club, 380

Hammond Distillery, 303

Hammond Dramatic Club, 380

Hammond Elevator, 303

Hammond, Frank, 550

Hammond, George H., 289

Hammond, Helen P.. 557

Hammond, H. D,, 801



Hammond Machine and Forge Works,
856

Hammond's Masonic history, 373

Hammond Pattern and Model Works,
503

Hammond Savings and Ti-ust Company,
The, 550

Hammond Settlement House, 381

Hammond Telephone Exchange, The, 530

Hammond, Thomas, 296, 297, 554

Hammond, Whiting and East Chicago
Line, 282

Hammond Woman's Club, 380

Handley, William L., 583

Hanover Center, 166

Hanover Township, population, 115;
valuation, 122; area, 162; first set-
tlers, 162; towns, 166; churches, 166

Harries, H. H., 870

Harris, J. Glenn, 638

Hart, A. X., 189

Hartsdale, 192

Hathaway, Henry, 811

Hathaway, Peter, 195

Hay, Heilry G., Jr., 638

Hayden, Cyrus, 574

Hayden, Grant, 815

Hayden, Xehemiah, 195

Hayes, Benjamin F., 814

Hayman, Paul, 805

Hazelgreen, A. M., 739

Heck, C. F., 725

Heighway, Frank F., 218, 821

Heintz, Pontus, 789

Helgen. George D., 535

Hepp, J. G., 772

Herlitz, Lewis, 55, 77, 163

Hershman, George E., 591

Herskovitz, Samuel, 650

Hervey Ball Place, 77

Hess, A. S., 785

Hess, Joseph, 174

Hessville, 174

Hessville Consolidated School, North
Township (view), 176

Higgins, John, 243

Higgins. John W., 689

Highland, 177

Highlands, H. H., 803

Hill, William A., 557

Hirons, A. N., 861

Hirsch, Max. 782 ,

Historic relic, 23

Historic relics of Lake County pioneers,
66

Historic "short-cut," 13

Historical synopsis, 42

History of public education in Ham-
mond, 353

Hixon, Ernest H., 592



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Hobart, in the rough, 170; physicians,
244; railroads, 266; incorporated, 458;
industries, 459; light and water sup-
ply, 459; public school system, 460;
churches, 463; lodges, 465

Hobart Township, created, 105; popula-



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