Michigan City LaPorte History & Culture
Take home a great story
Did you know that the Michigan City Lighthouse is the only working lighthouse in Indiana? Or that the railroad was the reason most of the communities in the County were formed—President Lincoln’s funeral train stopped in both Westville and Wanatah? Were you aware that one of the world’s largest gun collections is part of the 80,000 items on display at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum? Any idea that Michigan City’s Old Library features 15 foot high, original Tiffany stained-glass windows that are over 100 years old? Discover all this and more in LaPorte County.