Ready to partner with us in 2021? In addition to adding finishing touches to our seven-room exhibit redesign, your gift will support Steam through History, an exciting week at the end of July where history is going to COME ALIVE in an experience not seen in Cedar Lake for decades!
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History Road Show: Citizens of Cedar Lake
The History Road Show returns for its 4th season with our "Citizens of Cedar Lake" presentations that will explore the biographies of prominent individuals who contributed to the founding and success of our community. Participation is free, but RSVP is required due to limited capacity within the museum conference room. Call 219.390.9423 or register online:
> Beatrice Horner-Castrogiovanni recording
> Florence Wahlberg recording
> January 17, 2021 - Senator Sue Landske
> February 16, 2021 - Geraldine Kortokrax
> March 28, 2021 - Dr. Robert W. King
Calumet: The Land of Opportunity
Our executive director participated in a virtual presentation featuring Calumet Voices, National Stories, an exhibition featuring Cedar Lake Historical Association artifacts that opened with fanfare in January 2020, but was promptly shut down due to the pandemic. We hope you enjoy these highlights.
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> View the Exhibition
Ice Truck Dedication | October 24, 2020
CLHA featured on Lakeshore PBS Friends & Neighbors
The Town of Cedar Lake has a long history as both a hub for industry and a resort destination. For over half a century, Cedar Lake was a popular summer getaway for families in Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Since 1986, the Cedar Lake Historical Association has been displaying artifacts and telling stories from those bygone summer days on Cedar Lake. > Watch Video
History is Our Future: 2019-2022 Strategic Plan
The CLHA Board of Governors conducted a strategic clarity and planning process throughout summer 2019 to establish its organizational priorities through 2022.
> Read Executive Summary