Visit the Countryside Park, Historical Museum, and Authentic 19th Century Buildings on site!
Brief History of the City of Portage
Schedule of Society Meetings
Schedule a Group Trip
Highlights of the Museum Collection
Want to Become a Member?
Current Board Members
Spotlight on...Portage Grand Prix Jamboree
Portage History Trivia Quiz
|The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays.
The first weekend in April until mid-November with special Christmas hours
5250 U.S. Hwy 6
(across from Camelot Bowling Lanes)
PO Box 305
Portage, IN 46368
762-8349 (during Museum hours)
or 762-1675 (Portage Parks Department)
2013 IS A BIG YEAR FOR THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY! It marks the 25th Anniversary of the group's founding! There was a wonderful banquet on Feb. 24th at Woodland Park. It was great to see so many people come out to support the Society.
Look for the Historical Society fire truck in the upcoming Christmas Parade on Dec. 7 at 4PM!
Christmas Open House! Don't forget to come out to Countryside Park for the Society's Annual Christmas Open House on Saturday, Dec.7 from 10-4 and Sunday, Dec.8 from 12-4. The museum will be decorated for the season. St. Nick will also be there with Mrs. Claus to pose for photos! There will also be cookies and punch accompanied by the dulcimer music of Scott Conner. Come on out for our Christmas celebration! The museum will then close for the winter until March.
The Portage Community Historical Society is now on FACEBOOK! Join us for all the latest news on events and projects!
Welcome to the Historical Society's website at RootsWeb, part of the Ancestry.com community. I'm glad you found us here. Thanks for stopping by!
Want a peek at the past? Check out all the great historical photos of Portage Township Pioneering Families on myfamily.com. Maybe you'll see someone you know!
|Portage Parks Department
Porter County Public Library System
Indiana Historical Society
City of Portage
A special thanks to the Central Indiana Community Foundation and the Efraymson Fund for their generous grant towards the renovation of the Historical Society's historic farmhouse.
|Porter County Museum of History
Indiana Dunes: The Casual Coast (Porter County Convention, Recreation & Visitor Commission)
Westchester Township Historical Museum
Historical Society of Ogden Dunes
Lake County Historical Museum
Calumet Regional Archives
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore History
Kankakee Valley Historical Society
Created by Donna Smith for the Portage Community Historical Society
First Posted Oct. 19, 2005. Last Updated Nov. 21, 2013.
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