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  • Collection: Porter Township

fb_birthplace.jpg
This picture shows the birthplace of Foster Lane (1903-1992) on Centerburg Rd. in Porter Township.

Blainey.jpg
Photograph of the Blainey hotel and stagecoach stop in East Liberty on St. Rt. 656.

seymour.jpg
This picture shows the Seymour Chambers (1831-1912) house built in 1881. According to census records, Mr. Chambers worked as a farmer in Porter Township throughout his life.

Foster_Lane.JPG
Photograph of Lane Aviation founder Foster Lane (1903-1992) standing in front of one of his airplanes.

Lindenbergerhouse.jpg
This house was most likely built before 1901, and was the home of one of Olive Green's founders, Christopher Lindenberger. In 1836, Lindenberger established himself as a merchant in Olive Green.

Clawson House.jpg
This house is described as the old Clawson House in the
"Big Walnut area: historical survey of buildings, structures, and natural items of interest in the area," published in 1993. The picture shown here was taken October 7, 2022, and is available…

olivegreenstore.jpg
GOOD NEWS FOR ALL
NEW CASH STORE AT OLIVE GREEN
Fresh Goods at Prices suited to the War Times

A group of people standing to the left of the tracks has this cartoon bubble over their heads:

A large stock has been received by J.N. Stark. It is…

PorterTwpSchool.mp4
This is a video of reunions taking place in various schools in Porter Township.

Sabo Home.jpg
This is a photograph of a building built prior to 1901. It is an example of the Gothic Revival period (c.1840-c.1880) in western architecture, and is currently a private residence on St. Rt. 61 North in Porter Township.

Covered Bridge Porter.jpg
This is a photograph of the covered bridge in Olive Green in Porter Township. It is also called the Chambers Road bridge, and was entered into the National Register Information System, November 21, 1974, under this name.
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